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Old 09-07-2016, 06:05pm   #1
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Default Ignition switch stuck to ON position.

Aloha everyone and thanks for adding me to group.

I'm a bmw guy but have a good friend with a 89 C4 auto and she needs some help.

Her ignition switch is stuck on Run position and only goes to Start from there, it does not return to Acc nor Off and can't remove key., had to disconnect battery and alternator to turn car off, so did basics ...

- Rocked car while in park position, it does not help.
- Turned steering column full L and R, in and out, tilted, it does not help.
- Looked for little button under steering but only see hazards switch, played with it and it does not help.

- found post's about actuator cable from shifter to Ign switch, undid center console and removed adjuster assembly from mounting bracket, actuated cable in both directions and still does not help, so...

- How far does little rod activated by thumb button on shifter travels up and under steering column and ...

- How do you operate cable adjuster ?

Aloha,
Frank
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