Starter stays engaged when key is released on.

Tiny
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  • 1989 FORD BRONCO
  • 98,000 MILES

Starter stays engaged when key is released on bronco2 2.9 liter v6 have changed starter, solenoid new battery and had alternater test good . Runs fine for 3 starts or so then im stranded again w/dead battery and hanging starter

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Saturday, April 6th, 2013 AT 8:00 PM

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Tiny
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Could also use a vacuum line diagram.

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Saturday, April 6th, 2013 AT 8:03 PM
Tiny
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What is the voltage at the battery with the engine running

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Saturday, April 6th, 2013 AT 8:12 PM
Tiny
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Drops to 12.2 w/ a brand new battery sir.

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Saturday, April 6th, 2013 AT 8:20 PM
Tiny
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Then runs for about 20 min radio shuts off or if I turn on lights it dies starter hangs up on retry then of course dead battery

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Saturday, April 6th, 2013 AT 8:22 PM
Tiny
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You have alternator issues. It should be 14 to 14.5 volts with engine running. This is what is drawing down your battery

Roy

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Saturday, April 6th, 2013 AT 8:26 PM

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