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RE: Ignition stays on

Saw this on a 4000 5+5. There is a relay (what a shock) that is holding
the ignition on. Might try unplugging relays til it goes away. (not real
scientific, but effective.)


>From: 	Steven Barnes[SMTP:sbarnes@acs.ucalgary.ca]
>Sent: 	Tuesday, August 06, 1996 9:41 AM
>To: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
>Subject: 	Ignition stays on
>My wife's '86 5kTQW with nearly 200,000 kms failed to turn off
>with the key yesterday.  After I snuffed it in first gear, all
>the dash lights stayed lit, albeit somewhat dimmer than when the
>key was turned to on.  It still started and seemed to run fine,
>but wouldn't shut off.
>I unplugged the battery over night.  When I reconnected this
>morning, the ignition at first didn't come on, but after a 
>normal start-up, it wouldn't shut off again.
>I don't think its the ignition switch.  Anyone seen this one?
>Steve in Calgary