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Have a 1963 Rambler American 440. when starting it, the

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have a 1963 Rambler American 440. when starting it, the starter turns engine over, does not start but starter continues to turn when key is turned off. Must disconnect battery to stop it.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 year ago.

check the starter solenoid

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
has a new solenoid, still does the same
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 year ago.

A number of things can cause the starter solenoid to stay engaged:
A) stuck starter solenoid mechanicals. probably not the cause
B) more likely a defective start position on the ignition switch in the ignition switch
C) possibly a gummed up ignition key tumbler