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Tiny
JAMESD123
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  • 1992 FORD BRONCO
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
I HAVE A 93 BRONCO SOMEONE REPLACED THE IGNITION LOCK AND A BLACK WIRE IS HANGING OUT WILL THIS CAUSE IT TO TURN OFF WHEN YOU TURN ON BLINKERS OR HEAD LAMPS?
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Thursday, April 21st, 2011 AT 7:14 AM

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Tiny
CARADIODOC
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Cause what to turn off? There's a lot of black wires in the truck. What does that wire go to?
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Thursday, April 21st, 2011 AT 7:29 AM
Tiny
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THE BLACK WIRE IS HANGING OUTSIDE THE IGNITION LOCK WHEN YOU TURN ON THE BLINKERS IT WILL DIE BUT FIRE BACK UP
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Thursday, April 21st, 2011 AT 7:43 AM
Tiny
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You mean the ENGINE will die. And the engine will pick back up if you turn the signals off fast enough? Or do you mean you are able to restart the engine? If you turn off the capital lock and use some punctuation, your description will be easier to understand.

I would start by verifying the correct switch was installed for your truck. There are cases where a part might have extra wires or terminals that are used in different years or models, but that part can also be used in other models if those extra wires are disregarded. That's one possibility for having an extra wire. It's also possible it's the wrong part but the head lights and turn signals should have nothing that would cause the engine to stall.

You might also check if some wires got pinched when the switch was replaced. Also look for wires that are being tugged on by the turn signal lever. That would be more likely and would make sense if someone mis-routed the wires.
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Thursday, April 21st, 2011 AT 8:18 AM
Tiny
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Thank you
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Thursday, April 21st, 2011 AT 8:58 AM

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