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bad ignition switch??

Old 06-04-2009, 02:56 PM
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Hey all, quick question. On my '73 Challenger was having a problem of what initially appeared to be heat soak. I checked (and replaced) the starter, solenoid. Battery tests good, as does the altenator. I'm able to start the car by jumping the solenoid, and it fires right up, so I put in a push button starter for now. Has anyone had an experience like this, and if it's the ignition switch, how hard is it to change out? Thanks for the help!!
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Old 06-05-2009, 03:42 AM
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Switch is not too bad to change out. I bought one and took the steering column apart only to find I needed to tighten the screws. After the tightening, the switch worked like new. Good luck and let us know how it turns out.
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Turns out it was the neutral safety switch. Got it changed out this morning, car is starting great! Thanks for the advice, 4406!
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