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1990 Ford Crown Victoria Question: no electrical power when restarting



redwards, 5.8L V8, Burbank, CA, November 04, 2010, 10:35

After driving, we tried to start the car and had nothing electrical working, No headlights, interior lights, starter,Ect. This has happened once before and after messing with the igniton switch (basically turning the key and wiggling it many times over) we got the crown to revive. where should i start looking? fusebox, ignition switch, other?

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    November 05, 2010, 02:58

    The ignition electrical switch in the steering column is probably faulty. These were recalled back in 1995 (recall 95S28). Check with a local dealership to see if the recall has been performed, or post your VIN here and I will check it for you.

    Even if it has been performed, I suppose it could have failed again. Let us know what you find out -- or get us that VIN so we can check.

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    Visitor, November 07, 2010, 03:29

    Thank you Dave for helping out. We are having it looked at and will definetly be using Repair Pal and its community again. This is a great site for the auto impaired.

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