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On my 1995 ford f350. I started my truck the other day and it would not shut off. the key tumbler would just turn freely between the start position and off. I replaced the key tumbler because it felt like it was sticking a bit. but when i reconnected the battery. everything was still live. the plastic push rod seems to be in one piece, but I did not go as far as to remove it. could that be the problem? or is there a different electrical problem?

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Seems like the key is not activating the electric switch the best way to make sure and not spend money on some wrong item wold be to remove the switch from the steering column is under dash and you probably need to loosen the column to drop it down a little and have access to switch is an electric box attached to column by two screws when removed you will know if the rod is pushing on and off please let me know if this is helping or you need further assistance i'll be glad to help.

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