i have a 1991 ford tempo gl.it will only run if you hold the key in start position

Asked by Apr 26, 2014 at 05:35 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i was told to change the electrical part of the switch  whic i did. still have the problem. by disconnecting the starter selenoid and using a remote starter switch it will run after starting it but kills when placed into drive or reverse. what could be causing it to kill?

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Sounds like a bad ignition switch. HTH. -Jim

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