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Old October 2nd, 2013, 12:02 PM   #1
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My neighbors jeep will start and run while we have the starter engaged, but as soon as we release the key it will die. Carb'd 258. I assume it may be some wiring issue with the coil but looking for suggestions of where to start.

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I'd guess you're losing switched power to the coil. Bad ignition switch?
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I'd guess you're losing switched power to the coil. Bad ignition switch?
Good possibility.

Hmmm how hard are they to replace?
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