Won't rstay running

Tiny
MONTYG53
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  • 1965 CHEVROLET TRUCK
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 111,000 MILES
1965 chev pickup runs only while in start mode on the key
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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 9:07 PM

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Tiny
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Can hot wire the coil to make it run
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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 9:08 PM
Tiny
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Some older systems have a bypass voltage for the coil. With engine cranking, the coil gets full battery voltage, when key goes to run position, the voltage to the coil goes through a resistor. Sounds like that resistor circuit is faulty. Don't have a diagram at the moment.
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Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 AT 5:23 PM
Tiny
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Your wiring should be similar to the one below.
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Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 AT 5:27 PM

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