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livingreen1
12-30-2008, 09:53 PM
I am having some electrical problems and am in need of some help. My radio stays on when key is off, wipers work when key is off, and some strange door chimes coming and going. Any help would be great

Toy2
12-30-2008, 10:31 PM
What year????

topsites
12-30-2008, 10:39 PM
Pull the fuse LOL!

Seriously thou?
I'd look into a new ignition switch.

livingreen1
12-30-2008, 10:52 PM
1999 f 350 Some guys are saying it is a moisture problem somewhere

Chop Stuff Up
12-31-2008, 07:43 AM
There's an emblem on the truck somewhere, its like this blue oval with 4 letters on it. That's probably the problem :laugh:... My Fords are newer, this may not apply, but on mine if you pull the radio out, to the left of that hole there's a small black box that contains the chime. Sounds like an ignition deal though like it's not switching off of the accessory position. May be a relay... is there a relay for that?

born2farm
12-31-2008, 12:24 PM
Im having the same problem on my 97 f150. Mine isnt the radio but the door chime will sound with the key out and then if you move the stearing wheel to the right spot it wont. I need to put a new switch in.

Puddle of Oil
12-31-2008, 07:11 PM
are you 100% sure the key is on the off position ? on my ranger if i turn it back to far the radio turns back on and i can slide the key right out!