Engine stays running key off


Asked by Jan 18, 2014 at 08:01 PM about the 1990 Chevrolet C/K 2500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

New switch new alt new starter the whole
dash shuts off but engine stays running tbi
with hei dis

3 Answers


I would think that Main power source to ignition system is not being turned off by the switch. I would check ignition related relays. If a relay is bad and the contacts are stuck closed it could cause this sort of issue. Just a thought.

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Andrew Olsen

has someone rewired your alterntor? wait hei? maybe you need to check some wiring

Dustin Kelly

Stock hei and wenr through the wires to alt but I replaced it with a stock one

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