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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: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Customer: replied 8 months 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 8 months ago.

it wont be the solenoid

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
ok, what could it be
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no, thats it
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

what engine is in that?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
v8 , its a E350 super duty cargo van 2006
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

what size engine?

Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

i know its a v8

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
5.4 litr
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

ok thanks

Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
ok and then what will happen
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
or what should happen and then what would I do ?
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 8 months 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 8 months ago.
what if it doesn't shut off
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Ok i will try that and let u know,, thank you
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

ok

Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

checking in to see how its going

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