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Re: Starting problems

At 05:57 PM 2/3/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Hey guys, I need some advice.
>Over the last couple of weeks I've had some problems starting my car.  It'll
>turn over beautifully, but it just doesn't want to catch.  I took it to my
>mechanic who said just shake the key.  Tried that and it didn't work.  What
>he meant was lift the key while the engine is turning over.  Amazingly
>enough, it works.  What concerns me is the long term.  
>Has anyone out there experienced this?  Any ideas on the cost to replace or
>whether I should or not?
>Thanks in advance.
>Brandon Sommerville

This same thing happened to me on my '81. It's definately the ignition
switch. Its a little plastic piece with a connector on the back. It's around
10 bucks and easy to install (unless you have to drill your ignition lock).
We carry them where i work (Chief Auto Parts)

Kevin Fry

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