Ignition and key very hot, how and why?

Asked by Jul 14, 2014 at 08:18 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2003 land rover discovery se7, after dring home from friends home the ignition
and key were very hot. What is the problem and how to fix it?

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very strange- only thing I can think of is that there is electrical current grounding through the assembly- might be time for a new ignition switch

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