ignition will not turn off

Asked by Mar 19, 2018 at 06:54 PM about the 1989 Buick Reatta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I WOULD START BY DISCONECTING BATTERY TERMINALS IT SHOULD SHUT OFF TILL YOU CAN TROUBLE SHOUT PROBLEM

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Can you turn the key to the OFF position or is it stuck? If the key is stuck, you will probably need to replace the lock asm. If you can turn the key to the OFF position and the car continues to run then the problem is with the electrical part of the switch....which is located down the steering column by the pedals it may be out of adjustment.

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Thanks a bunch!

unhooking battery does not stop engine as alt' still provides electricity. but that is how to check alt' ...if putting out. pull pos. terminal, if dies... alt' bad.

I have bmw 735i dose not turn off whene i remove switch

Dose not turn off with the switch key

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