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1994 Ford Escort Question: Started engine; starter stayed engaged,dicnnected battery/turn key off,

 

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Bolany, 1.9L 4 Cylinder, Schertz, TX, September 09, 2012, 14:24
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Replaced starter/solenoid; started car/it shorted out igniyion switch. Replaced ignition switch/shorted again. replaced ignition switch/ install starter button to start car/ works fine. Test drive car auto trans will not down shift from dr. to low to srart 0ff also will not upshift to overdrive. manually shift to low/reverse works;if put into drive from stanstill/remains will not upshift or down shift. When you let off gas pedal car free wheels but will not go into overdrive or down shift.

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    glenntrotter01 September 09, 2012, 16:55
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    have you tryed the starter relay mounted on the firewall or it could be a bad starter solenoid and also look from the starter to the relay to see it the exhaust manifold hasnt melted and wires.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13616 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper September 09, 2012, 18:50
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    ck all the things gleen adv on they can all cause this

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