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96 dodge 2500 pickup, 4x4, auto, 5.9. truck keeps running

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96 dodge 2500 pickup, 4x4, auto, 5.9. truck keeps running with ignition switch off.
replaced ignition switch, same problem. tried to read codes, no communication with computer or PCM. So I unhook battery, and unplugged PCM cables, then hook up battery, still have same problem
lights on the dash come back on like in start mode. nothing wants to shut off.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  -Brad- replied 1 year ago.

Good evening and welcome to JustAnswer!!!

Are there any accessories on your vehicle that's wired in like an alarm? I attached a wiring diagram of the ignition switch, can you grab a test light and tell me the results if you test it? Then disconnect it and tell if if pins 2-5-6 have 12v..

Talk soon,