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ok, truck ran fine.shut it off for about an hour, restarted fine, but soon as i hit the brake to shift, died. also, when the brake it pressed, the dash lites come on dimly. the truck will also die if the parking or headlights are turned on. a search on somewhat similar issues points towards an ignition switch??? any help is appreciated, Bundy

btw, its a 1996 c1500,4.3,auto
 

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Sounds mor like a bad battery, or connection. Have the battery load tested and charged. Check for loose/ dirty connections. Have the alternater checked.

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i know the battery is good and i cleaned the connections. the alternator is also charging fine. im kinda thinking a bad ground somewhere or maybe still the ignition switch??
 

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I dont think you are having trouble with grounding or connections. A bad ground, or loose connection shouldnt change with powering on accessories. I think youve got something more going on. Is it throwing any codes that you know of?

Maybe youve got a relay of some sort out.
 
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