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post #9 of (permalink) Old 02-15-2019, 08:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Agent_86 View Post
Update in case this helps anyone figure out what is going on...I was able to track the issue to how far the key is turned vs whether the engine is on or not. The A/C and heat won't work when I turn the key as far as it will go, but if I stop a bit before that, everything works, including the engine. Anyone know a fix? Is it safe to drive just being careful how far I turn the key, or does that sensitivity indicate some sort of potentially dangerous short?

Turn the engine on and see if jiggling the key a bit turns it off.

If yes, car is not safe.

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