Keeps running after pull out the key

Tiny
DBARRERA61
  • 1998 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
  • 74,546 MILES

Car keeps running even after I put it in park and pull out the key shows brake and abs shuts after a few minuteslike5 the fan stays on have to unplug battery to stop and car will not turn off even out the key the ac makes a loud sound inside but not outside cools good than stops though blower is working and has plenty freon any suggestions am retired and can not afford too much need help be blessed

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 9:20 PM

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Tiny
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Sounds like the ignition switch is not turning off the power. Have it checked to verify.

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 9:22 PM
Tiny
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Or the idle speed is too high and the throttle plate is not fully closing causing it to run-on

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Saturday, June 9th, 2012 AT 9:51 PM

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