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Starter relay where is the starter relay at my key is stuck on the on possion and it ran for awhile i would un hook the poss side of the battery and one day it wouldnt turn over the key is still stuck someone told me a starter relay could be wrong with it help me solve this it is a 1991 buick park avenue

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I don't think that 91 had a relay, but they do have a start switch located on the colum close to the firewall, right around the brake pedal area. They are a real pain to get to as well.

It take a 5/16 wrench to loosen and remove, there are two (2) groups of wires pluged into it , one red and the other purple, anyway there is a rod that connects that switch to the key and it just slides into it from the bottom.

I hope that you have small hands, cause that switch is a real pain to get to.

Good luck, and by the way, when you re-install make sure that the key is in the off position and that the switch is in the off position there is some adjustment on the switch to "fine tune" the starter.

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