car accessories staying on with key in off position and out

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Asked by Feb 02, 2016 at 06:46 PM about the 1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr LX Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

radio, power windows  and wipers can all be used with the key in the off
position and the key out and my battery is draining every night. The key goes
in to tumbler just fine and all the positions work ( on, off, acc) Any ideas?

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Have you tried a key that isn't as well used as the one you are using know? A newer key. It really sounds like you need a new ignition switch to me. If a newer key doesn't help, that's probably it. Worse scenario, a replacement steering column with a functioning switch in it.

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