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1984 944 ingition

When i go to start my car it spins over fine and will only fire after I let go of the key. could it be a bad igniton switch. the pump and filter are new and the DME has been changed plus new plugs and wires. becspappa@aol.com

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Bad ignition switch, you might be able to replace just the switch contacts on the back of the ignition tumbler.

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