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Old 12-15-2012, 10:55 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by lcoleman View Post
Fasle. If the switch never contacts the "crank" position, there will be no signal sent to the starter. Cranking = working ign switch...not to say they can't fail intermittently.
Might be true in some cases. My ignition switch failed and it would crank till the battery died, just wouldn't start.
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