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2002 Kia Optima Question: My engine wont shut off using the key

 

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gglocke, Independence, MO, November 02, 2009, 03:02
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I went to turn my car off and the engine wouldnt shut down and the dash lights stayed on. The key can alson be remove and the car still wont shut off

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, November 02, 2009, 08:44
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    These symptoms are indicative of a failed ignition switch. You may need to disconnect the battery to get it to shut off.

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  • Answer #2

    Visitor, May 12, 2011, 07:25

    don't listen to the dumb that said disconnect the battery-take off the relay fuse or pull off the main wire to the distributor (be carefull)

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