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Old 05-10-2013, 05:47 PM   #1
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Ignition question?

Okay. I am a newbie, but this does not seem right. I am looking at a 94 yj, and the current owner say the ignition will not start the jeep. You turn the key in the ignition, and push a pushbutton on the dash to start it. Anybody else see this, and what can I do to fix this if I do purchase this vehicle.

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Old 05-10-2013, 07:27 PM   #2

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The ignition switch may have been bad at one time or something else in the startup sequence and that is what the switch is for. This is a sign of something jury rigged with the wiring which usually points to frickin nightmare. Unless this YJ is squeaky clean, no rust and runs great for cheap walk away unless you are talented with wiring diagrams and a meter. Best I got we see those horror stories here all the time.

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Considering what was said above, at the right price and in good condition I wouldn't hesitate to buy it but that is because of my background in electronics. There is no circuit that I'm afraid of and automobiles are a lot less complicated than stereos, tvs, video players, radio stations, tv stations, etc. Comfort level with schematics would be the determining factor on such a purchase.

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