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  1. Classic Tech
    So, I've done a lot of reading on the issue and I have an idea of what's going wrong, but I just want some verification on my opinion. I bought a new wiring harness from Painless Wiring, and after finally getting it all in it worked great, other than headlights not turning on and my engine...
  2. Classic Tech
    Hello, I have a 1968 Mustang with a six cylinder engine. Recently there has been work done on my engine to correct idle and timing. The engine is running well and better compared to the last couple of years. Everything was running fine until two weeks ago when I went to get gas and I tried...
  3. 5.0L Tech
    I have been having ignition switch problems for the longest time...I first replaced it about two years ago when the original from 1991 went bad and made my defrosters stop working. I put a switch in from O reillys and it lasted for a lil then one day I got on the freeway and my car shut off on...
  4. 5.0L Tech
    Hello group! I am Danny in Ohio I had to replace my 3g alternator. The last one the voltage was jumping up to 18 volts when driving.. It was over 10 years old. I ended up getting a new 3g with a upgraded cable 4 gauge. I also replaced the battery. I got everything hooked up and it ran...
  5. Classic Tech
    I have a 73 mustang 351 convertible. Lived most of its life in FL and AZ. Its been here in Georgia for the last few months and hasn't been started in a couple of months. When I did start it the gauges don't work, radio is off and the brake light stays on. The engine runs normal. If I turn the...
  6. Classic Tech
    Hi, I'm experiencing some strange electrical issues with my 1965 Mustang. Everything worked fine until a Retro Sound radio was installed. According to the workshop, the radio is hooked up with one cable going directly to the battery (constant power/memory) and one going to the ignition...
  7. Classic Tech
    Just got my brand new (to me) 1965 coupe. Yay. It looks nice and runs well, but is a puzzle. Some of the electrical stuff only works in the accessory mode on the ignition switch. When the key is on or the car is running, it doesn't work at all. This includes the radio, wipers, radio and ac. Horn...
  8. Classic Tech
    i have a 1965 coupe. I am dismantling the dash to paint and i have gotten eveything off except the ignition switch..Any tips to get this out quick? im having trouble with this last one.. Thanks
  9. 5.0L Tech
    My battery keeps dieing so i tested for a parasitic draw and its about .6 amps which is like 12x what its supposed to be. When i disconnect the battery and reconnect it the iac clicks as well as a few different relays. I disconnected the ignition switch and tried again to eliminate that but...
  10. V6 Tech
    Hey, back in June my key broke in half in the ignition, I left the key in there and was able start and stop my car with the half of key (or any utensil that fit in there). The other day my car started but I was unable to shut it off. So I unplugged the battery, and installed a new ignition lock...
  11. 4.6L Tech
    Okay, so here's the deal. Recently I had an ignition problem in my '96 mustang. The car could be started but it would not switch off. I could put the key in the off position and take it out but the car would still run and all the gauges and lights were still on. After about a week of messing...
  12. Classic Tech
    My 68 just got out the body shop and won't turn over. Here's what When I turn the key to accessories the radio, lights etc. work. when i try to turn the car on, the altenator display moved comletely to D (discharge). It will not turn over. I have done the following to troubleshoot: 1)...
  13. Classic Tech
    I need to replace the ignition switch on my 70 Mach 1, but have been unable to find a description of how to remove and reinstall the switch. Can anyone help point me to some information? Thanks. Stan
  14. 5.0L Tech
    Hey guys, I have a 1993 GT that will crank but won't start or spark while trying to start it with the key. But if I turn the key to the "run" position and jumper the solenoid it'll start up right away. My immediate thought was that the ignition switch has gone bad or worn out. After replacing...
  15. Classic Tech
    my father recently passed and he left me his 1973 mustang, and despite some minor fixes to it that need to be made, the main thing is that there are no keys to start the car. so i was wondering if anyone knows where i can get a new ignition switch (i think that's what it's called, or whatever...
  16. Mustang II Tech
    Hi fellows. i'm not american, so my english is not very good please try to understand if i write something wrong. I have a mexican '78 mach 1 mustang. i just replace a broken ignition cylinder and now i have a question, that anyone with a mustang II can answer. when you put in the key in the...
  17. Classic Tech
    My 1967 Mustang continues to run even after I turn the ignition off. I replaced the ignition switch but it did not solve the problem. The problem appears to be the plastic plug that the ignition switch plugs into (not sure what it's called). There must be a short in it because power continues to...
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