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The engine stays running when the key is in the off

Customer Question

hi, the engine stays running when the key is in the off possition
JA: Is the key stripped or worn?
Customer: no, we have replaced the ignition switch, checked the alternater and the fuses
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: e350 van super duty
JA: What year is your E350?
Customer: 2006
JA: Are you fixing your E350 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: my son is, and we have checked the alternator, replaced the ignition switch,
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: we are thinking mayb started selanoid.
Submitted: 28 days ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

Hi Im David, was the ignition switch replaced strictly for this issue?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
we were doing some work on it for an upcoming trip. We replaced the pcv valve. Started the van, pulled it out and couldn't shut it off . Then checked the alternator, was fine, changed ignition switch, still didn't solve the problem.
Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

it wont be the solenoid

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
ok, what could it be
Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

it worked fine until you replaced the pcv valve? was anything else done to it?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
no, thats it
Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

what engine is in that?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
v8 , its a E350 super duty cargo van 2006
Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

what size engine?

Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

i know its a v8

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
5.4 litr
Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

ok thanks

Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

start the vehicle turn it off, if its still runs, pull the fuel pump relay.

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
ok and then what will happen
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
or what should happen and then what would I do ?
Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

well hopefully it will shut off. then we can check the ign relays.

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
ok great, I will try that, can you tell me how to check the ign relays, I won't be able to do it till the morning
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
what if it doesn't shut off
Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

i dont jump ahead. i take it one step at a time. thats how i work. ifs dont fix vehicles.

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
Ok i will try that and let u know,, thank you
Expert:  david craig replied 28 days ago.

ok

Expert:  david craig replied 27 days ago.

checking in to see how its going

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