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My cars started having a bit of a problem cranking this last week or so. Basically, you push the key into the start position, and the engine will turn over as long as you hold it. Then, as soon as you release the key back into the run position, the engine catches and starts up. Its a minor annoyance, but still. :confused:
I replaced the lock cyl. yesterday for an unrelated problem, and was hoping that'd maybe fix it, but no luck.
Am I looking at my ign. switch itself crapping out? Or might this be something farther down the line?
BTW, we're talking about a pretty much stock 93 GT, 5 speed.

Thanks,
J
 

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I would guess the ignition switch itself.Luckily they're easy to change and don't cost that much.
 

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its the switch---you can check a wiring diagram to make sure but Id just go ahead and change it out, wouldnt be any thing else down the line, only the switch is possible
 

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Sorry to bring this one back from the dead, but...

Well, I installed the new switch today (twice, but were not gonna talk about that :sterb: ) and the cars still doing it. I cranked her for a second, and it caught as soon as I let off the key. I then cranked her for like 5 seconds, and as soon as I let off...any other ideas?

(sorry its been a while, but finding a "safety" torx set is kind of a pain, LOL)
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Oreilly auto parts sells the tamperproof torx set.

Im curious if you put the key in the up position (radio comes on) and bypass the starter solenoid and use a wire to connect the hot wire to where the pink/yellow push on wire goes if it reacts the same way.
 

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Dunno, I'll check that out asap, and get back to you guys.
 
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