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Old 04-12-2011, 03:46 AM   #1
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the problem is that it doesnt have power to anything but the radio in the on position. if you turn the key slightly toward the start position itll turn everything on like normal and if you further turn it it will start the car, but if you let go of the key and let it go back to the on position it turns off and goes back to acc since only the radio works. according to my repair manual the switch is removable from the lock cylinder which is where the key goes. where should i start checking to find the problem?

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Old 04-12-2011, 06:45 AM   #2
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I had this issue in my brothers 91 Accord. I just replaced the switch. Cost me 50 bux on ebay used in good condition with key.
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Old 04-12-2011, 10:32 AM   #3
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yeah ive found a 93 model parts car im going to remove the pigtail/harness part and replace it...also ive searched the crap out of this and apparently its a common thing the switches are just faulty sometimes
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yup, replace the switch.
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Old 04-14-2011, 07:36 PM   #5
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yeah i got it it was the switch i took the old one apart it failed due to the hardening grease symptom...i put it in a parts car and it kinda works but not in the start position now lol
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