Why my 61 ranchero turns on without ignition swicht


Asked by Apr 25, 2017 at 12:03 PM about the 1961 Ford Ranchero

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 61 ford ranchero and im trying to figure out why it
turns on with out any ignition swicht,  i have to unplug the
battery terminal, i changed the starter relay 2 times and
remove the ignition swicht cylinder ,don't know what else to
do ,help plz

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If it is starting without an ignition switch I would check the wires in the steering column for a short.

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