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Car dies when you release the key switch
1984 FORD TEMPO
When starting car, it dies when the ignition switch is released but will stay running if you hold the switch in start position.
have the same problem?
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 AT 6:14 PM
Ignition module sounds like it has failed. Common failure with the old EEC systems.
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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 AT 6:17 PM
Also could be your primary circuit to the coil is open or defective ignition switch
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 AT 8:01 PM
I'd go with bad out of proper adjustment ignition switch.
Friday, November 4th, 2011 AT 11:43 AM
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