View Single Post
Old 09-30-2017, 09:08 PM
jopizz's Avatar
jopizz jopizz is offline
Excellent Auto Mechanic for over 40 years.
Join Date: Nov 23 2009
Posts: 5,682
jopizz is on a distinguished road

Originally Posted by Larry Tappen View Post
gentlemen, I checked the wire plug and ignition switch as john suggested, can't find anything wrong visual wrong. maybe the switch is bad inturnaly? switch seems to be fine starting the car, I don't want to buy one if not needed. thanks guys, larry.
Check it using an ohmmeter going from the BAT terminal to the other terminals with the key in the off position. If there's continuity to any of the other terminals then it's shorted internally. If it tests ok then it's in the wiring. Are you sure you don't have something wired wrong at the fuse box. Try removing the blk-green wire that's on the ring terminal of the ignition switch and see if it fixes it.

John Pizzi - Squarebirds Administrator
1959 Convertible

Thunderbird Registry #36223 856-779-9695

Last edited by jopizz : 09-30-2017 at 09:20 PM.
Reply With Quote