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Chevrolet Malibu: I have a 99 chevy malibu i lost the key for

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I have a 99 chevy malibu i lost the key for it so had to replace the ignition but when i go to connect the battery it wants to turn over even though the key isn't in the ignition
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Mike S. replied 10 months ago.
Does this have the 2.4 or 3.1 engine?Remove the starter relay if equipped and check the terminals in the socket. Usually there is only one spot hot, if 2 are hot, trace that wire back and find out why it's hot and most likely it's going to have something to do with the ignition switch and/or wiring.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 10 months ago.
Do you still need help with this? If so, you must tell me what engine is in it so I can lookup the wiring diagram for the starter.