Date: 8 Aug 2004 19:39:53 -0700
From: (Art Carlson)
Subject: Re: Ignition Switch Mystery...!

Johannes H Andersen <> wrote in message news:<>... > Art Carlson wrote: > > > [...] > > I started new but, the No inventory, 10 day delay sent me into used.. > > The following behavior now exists: > > 1) brake activated, motor will not turn off. Foot off Brake, shuts > > off. > > 2) the lights were on when switch was in left position, now the lights > > are off, and the running lights turn on when the brake is activated. > > 3) lights stay on in the "on" right position. > > 4) when the brake is activated, at any time , there is a connection > > ticking sound comming from the "glove box" area.. > > > > Is all this chaos coming from the ignition switch...? If so I'm off to > > sit on SAAB's door step! NEW switch..! > > > > Thanks for taking the time to help out.. this is baffling! > > > > Art > > The effect of brakes on the running lights suggest a poor earth or > chassis or connection somewhere. Once had this problem, but the dealer > garage sorted it out. Thanks.. I did take Fred's advice and now have a NEW ingition switch.. easy to install the 2d time.. and now have the light/brake problem. I am going for new switches until the problem is solved.. I did check the grounding.. and can't find any opens or corrosion.. Thanks all for the help..!.. this tooo will pass!

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