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I have a 86' 5.0L gt 5 speed,tilt wheel, cruise control , 129,000 miles, runs fine... but when i "jiggle" the steering wheel up and down with the little play it has, the motor looses spark instantly it will cut off then if i quickly play with it some more (wiggly it) it cuts back on.... any ideas ?

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maybe your ignition wire is loose??? or somewhere around tha area i always try to avoid doing anything in that area cause everyone i know ends up knocking some wire out of place
 

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check the ign. switch,electrical part down on the column.
 

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I agree, check the ignition switch.
 

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if it is the ignition switch save some money go to the hardware store and buy two switches "or a switch and a push button one" and do a fuel pump cut off switch as well as either a toggle ignition or a push button ignition prolly save you a few bucks and it would be awesome plus when you hide the fuel pump switch you wont have to worry about theifs.
 

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Wasnt there a recall on the ignition switches for mustangs around those years?
 

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well guys I fixed the problem, it was the plastic block that all the ignition wires runs into then that block plugs into like a cast aluminum thing made of some sort of weak pot metal, its hard to explain but those who have seen it know what im talking about , anyways the tabs i guess over time slowly bent loose , so i pushed the wire block back in the and beat the tabs down and shes doing fine now. I can sit there at idle and shake the hell out of the steering wheel and tilt it as much as i was and no stall at all.....:bigthumbsup:bigthumbsup:bigthumbsup:bigthumbsup
 
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