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if this is turbo you could have to much oil in and it gets into the turbo and will run on its own

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Q: What causes the engine of an automobile not to turn off even when then ignition key is turned off?
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What is a sentence for ignition?

He turned on the ignition and then started the engine.

What happens when the ignition is turned on in a car engine?

The ignition system is powered up and ready to run the vehicle.

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Bad relay

Why does the engine keep running when the car is turned off?

Two answers:If it is an old car with a carburetor you could be suffering from a condition called pre-ignition or run on (same thing) the engine will rattle clatter and shake. This is caused by carbon build up. Change the spark plugs, check the mixture, and then try to de-carbon the engineOn a new automobile with injection you have a bad ignition switch or relay.

Why does freightliner truck engine keep running with key turned off?

Faulty ignition switch.

Why does an engine keep running when ignition key is turned off?

Its not your engine. Its the fan running to cool the engine down. They all do it and nothing is wrong with your car.

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How does an engine turn off?

Gasoline engine - spark is cut off when ignition is turned off Diesel engine- fuel is cut off when engine is shut down

What causes my Ford Mondeo engine still to run when ive switched off the ignition?

probably timing or valves. cylinders getting too hot which is igniting fuel that is left after it has been turned off

Does ignition module cause engine to not start?

The ignition module will send a signal when the key is turned. If the module is no good the signal is not sent to the other ignition parts,thus not allowing the car to start

What does an automobile starter do?

Besides the smart alec answer "start an automobile", a starter has a small gear, that will both extend as well as rotate when the key is turned. This gear will engage teeth on the flywheel/flexplate, which is bolted to the rear of the crankshaft. As the starter turns, the engine will be turned.

What causes an engine to shut off when key is turned off?

Electrical circuit is broken. No electricity and the engine will not run.

What is the problem with an 1990 corvette the engine will not turn over or start when ignition turned on?

check the battery and connections/cables

What is a sentence that contains the word ignition?

I turned on the ignition in my car. "Houston, we have ignition!"

Can you charge a cell phone while the engine is turned off and keys are out of the ignition in a 1997 Sebring convertible JXI?

Yes you can

What is the fuel pressure for a 2002 impala?

Fuel pressure (ignition key turned to on, engine not running): 50 to 60 psi

When the ignition is turned off there is a delay in the engine of the Mercedes Benz 300 sd shutting off?

is not electrical,is from fuel shutoff is why

What does the key symbol mean on a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser power outlet?

That the outlet only has power when the ignition is turned on.That the outlet only has power when the ignition is turned on.

Please explain the charging circuit in automobile. 1. How does the charging light comes on when ignition switch is turned on 2. How charging light comes on when alternator is not or less charging?

When the ignition is turned on, battery voltage passes down the wire to the alternator to 'excite' the alternator when the engine starts. When the engine starts and the alternator generates a voltage, the light is extinguised by the charging voltage cancelling out the battery voltage coming down the wire. If and when the alternator completetly fails the the light will come back on as there is no sancelling voltage. if the alternator produces a voltage lower than the voltage from the ignition switch then the battery light will glow.

What is an acc switch?

The acc switch in an automobile is an accessory switch. It is used for listening to the radio or other electronic equipment in the car with the engine turned off.

WHY DOES Mileometer keeps resetting itself when ignition it turned off in a Renault megane 1.4rt 1999 t reg?

The ignition is draining all the power to start the engine. You may have a dead battery.

What year was the ignition key placed in cars?

The first ignition key was installed in the 1910 Cadillac. On this car you turned the key and then pushed another button to start the engine. In 1949 Chrysler introduced the ignition key combination as we know it today.

Is it normal for the check engine light to come on with the key turned on but not stay on until engine is started?

It is normal if other lights come on at the same time. All of the reminder/warning lights should come on when ignition is in idle (key's in ignition, but the car is not running)

Why don't the service engine soon light come on when starting the vehicle?

The check engine/service engine light should come on as soon as the ignition is turned to the on position without starting the engine. If it does not, then the bulb is either blown or has been removed.

Difference between ignition temperature and self ignition temperature?

The air temperature in a diesel engine cylinder is 1022 F. This will ignite the fuel. the high compression, 22 to1, will light the fuel. A spark engine with a carburetor may "diesel" when the key is turned off because of glowing carbon deposits in the cylinder, self ignition.