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Just replaced the starter. That wasn't the problem. Now it will only start by jumping the starter directly to battery. I've been told that the wire to the ignigition switch from the starter is probably gone bad. They say it's a common problem. What do you know about this problem? Is there an easy fix to it?

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Easy just fit a push button switch on dash ,yes it is a common problem on old cars not just this make ,the ignition switch on the column wears out ,22yrs old you will not be able to buy a new switch now so a push button one from auto factor will do the trick

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If you are jumping from the positive part of the battery to the skinny wire,, yes the problem is a fuse or the ignition switch.

If you are jumping from the positive side of the battery to the big wire at the starter then the problem is a bad battery to starter wire or terminal.

Also what is a common problem is the ignition switch,the electrical part.

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