Car dies when you release the key switch

Tiny
DOCK1155
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  • 1984 FORD TEMPO
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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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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 AT 6:14 PM

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Tiny
ASEMASTER6371
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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
Tiny
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Also could be your primary circuit to the coil is open or defective ignition switch
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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 AT 8:01 PM
Tiny
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I'd go with bad out of proper adjustment ignition switch.
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Friday, November 4th, 2011 AT 11:43 AM

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