I just replaced my ignition switch on my 1983 ford f150 and the motor cranks over with the ignition in the off position what is the problem?

Asked by May 27, 2015 at 06:56 PM about the 1983 Ford F-150 STD Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I believe that your ignition switch is a slider type, located at the lower end of the steering column. The mounting holes are an oval shape for adjustment. Sounds like the new switch is out of adjustment. HTH. -Jim

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