Re: 95 ford taurus shut off problem
On Sun, 09 Oct 2005 21:42:04 -0500, Ron Croonenberg
>my gf has a 95 ford taurus.
>Problem is that the car won't shut off anymore by turning the ignition
>key to the off position. (I killed it pulling the coil wire.).
>Also all electrical "systems" seem to stay on.
>We replaced the ignition kkey cylinder, but that didn't help (ll
>problems still the same).
>Does the ignition key "activate" a relay or so that switches everything
> on or off ?
>(Just an idea...)
>Anyone had this problem before ?
The lock cylinder is no more than just that - a lock. It is
attached to a rod that goes down to the ignition switch
attached to the side of the steering column behind the dash.
That is your probable problem. Remove the lower cover from
the column and the lower instrument panel to find it and the
operating rod. If you are not mechanically adept and
patient, you probably should defer this repair to a