CAR DIES WHEN YOU RELEASE THE KEY SWITCH

1984 Ford Tempo

Tiny

dock1155

November, 2, 2011 AT 6:14 PM

When starting car, it dies when the ignition switch is released but will stay running if you hold the switch in start position.

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ASEMaster6371

November, 2, 2011 AT 6:17 PM

Ignition module sounds like it has failed. Common failure with the old EEC systems.

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Tiny

rasmataz

November, 2, 2011 AT 8:01 PM

Also could be your primary circuit to the coil is open or defective ignition switch

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fixitmr

November, 4, 2011 AT 11:43 AM

I'd go with bad out of proper adjustment ignition switch.

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