starting issues

Asked by Jan 03, 2017 at 10:28 PM about the 1978 Ford F-250

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

78 ford f250 400    engine turns over fires stays running as long as key is
engaged in start position   dies when key is let go

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Ignition/when you let go of the key/it is like somebody unplugged the iron.your ignition is not keeping the iron plugged in.get a new one

74,715

So check the ignition switch down on the steering column. The rod gets bent or the switch just falls apart.

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