I have a 96 toyota camry that will start and run but the starter won't shut off.

Asked by Dec 13, 2013 at 08:51 PM about the 1996 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I turn the key off, the car engine will turn off but the starter keeps running.  I
have to remove the negative cable on the battery to stop the starter from running.

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116,015

Sounds like possibly an ignition switch issue.

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2,215

i am going to have to say your starter solenoid is fried. it is the cheapest easiest thing to start with.

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21,685

starter solenoid is arcing at contacts and fusing together and feeding starter. until cooled IE - removing bat.post

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