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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Wouldnt shut off when i parked it now starter engages as

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wouldnt shut off when i parked it now starter engages as soon as i hook up battery cables
JA: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones?
Customer: i dont turn key at all i disengaged battery when it wouldnt shut off replaced ignition switch and starts cranking as soon as cables attach
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 1986 ranger
JA: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: new ignition switch where keys are
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  A. Penland replied 8 months ago.

Has any repairs been done to the starter solenoid?