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Re: MGA new subscriber

Subject: Re: MGA new subscriber
From: Lane Rollins <>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 10:39:36 -0800
>One quick question.  The car has developed the ability to make the ignition
>key irrelevant.  The only way to kill the engine is to pull the battery
>cable.  The ignition key tumblers were badly worn (enough that the key
>could be removed while driving) so I replaced the ignition switch.  No
>change.  I checked the wiring and all was correct.  I do know that I am
>dealing with the prince of darkness (Lucas) and that the car is in need of
>a total rewire, but short of that, any suggestions.  The alternator?

I would check the fuse block. It sounds like one of the two fuses it put in
so it shorts to the other, or that that block itself has gone bad.

Good Luck,

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