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ignition problem - '04 VLX,


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I'm having a problem with my VLX. The engine will not turn off , when the ignition switch is turned off. I have replaced the ignition switch, no difference. The gauges and stereo will shut off , but not the engine. The deadman switch will not turn off the engine.

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Have you made any electrical changes, such as a new alternator, or did this just start happening?

no changes to the electrical system or alternator in the boat
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The keyswitch turns on the EFI relay, which powers up the fuel injectors, sends power to the fuel pump relay (which is powered up by the ECM), sends a run signal (input) to the ECM, and powers up the ignition system. I think your EFI relay may be sticking. Pulling it out (unplugging it) would be the same as turning off the key. That's were I would start.

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