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Just bought it yesterday for $400. Spent another $400 getting it clean, road legal and new fluids. However, here is my big issue, whenever I turn my key in the ignition, I get power to everything, but no crank or turn over.

I leave my ignition switch turned over and get out and use a screwdriver to bridge my starter and it fires up immediately. And the engine runs so tight for 190k in miles.

Anyways, what does everyone think? Should I just replace the ignition switch? I can get a brand new one with a warranty for about $71 at O'Reilly's.
 

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Sounds a lot like the ignition switch isn't making the turn all the way to the start position. Also, check the little relay in the underhood fuse box. Swap it out for another and see if that other circuit suddenly fails and the car starts.
 

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Neutral safety switch and wiring to it is another thing to check. See if it will start in neutral while wiggling the shifter back and forth.
 
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