When I turn the key to start my F-250, it starts, but shuts off as soon as I let go of the key

Asked by Oct 01, 2016 at 12:13 PM about the 1990 Ford F-250 2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I turn the key, the truck fires to life, but dies as soon as I release the key

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My first thought was a starter relay gone bad. Or the ignition switch. Any suggestions certainly would help.

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