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Old 04-02-2024, 09:02 AM
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Question Ign switch

Is there a way of bypassing the ignition switch? I'm having electrical problems when the key is turned on, nothing works and it won't crank. I have power coming into the car with key off but not when key is on. 69 Firebird

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Do your headlights work when there’s no key in the cylinder?

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No they don't

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When you open the door does the dome light come on?

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It's no longer there.

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I suggest you first disconnect, then clean and retighten all your grounds . When you know the
grounds are good then start troubleshooting from there.

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May need adjusted?

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May need adjusted?

He said headlights won't work? They don't need key on or off.
Grounds as said sound like a good start.



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May need adjusted?
How is this done Scott?

I'll check all grounds first

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You just had the motor out yet again for a rebuild and dyno session so any wires you disconnected to get that yanked out of there are what I would visit first.
Make sense?

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Yes Steve, going through everything I disconnected at the moment.

I've ordered another ignition switch just incase. It will take a while to get here though.

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Sorted :-)

Cleaned all earths and had ignition switch off, so perhaps the rod adjustment helped?

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