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Username Post: Ignition switch question        (Topic#349154)
78elk 
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Reg: 12-23-08
01-14-18 03:07 PM - Post#2721028    

I have a problem with my ignition switch on my 78 El Camino. When starting the car,I turn the ignition switch, which hits a point of resistance. I continue and the car starts. I then have to turn the switch backwards till it gets past the same point of resistance. What's going on here so I have to go through this routine? The car runs fine and I've been trying to find the answer to stop this from happening.



 
junkman104 
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01-15-18 06:02 AM - Post#2721080    
    In response to 78elk

More than likely its the lower ignition switch itself. It does have a return spring built into it.



 
78elk 
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01-17-18 12:49 PM - Post#2721287    
    In response to junkman104

Yes, and it's been doing it since it was new.



 
78elk 
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01-23-18 03:32 PM - Post#2721881    
    In response to 78elk

When the ignition cylinder is in the Acc setting, should the key line up with the lock position?



 
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