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1983 ford f-150 5.0 4x4 sarting problem


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tonka6
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Mar 12, 2012, 2:34 PM

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1983 ford f-150 5.0 4x4 sarting problem Sign In

new starter,solenoid,ignition switch,only getting 1.9 volts to sarter wire from ignition to soleniod. what am i missing?
will start if i jump the solenoid not by key.


(This post was edited by tonka6 on Mar 12, 2012, 2:53 PM)


Hammer Time
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Mar 12, 2012, 2:55 PM

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Re: 1983 ford f-150 5.0 4x4 sarting problem Sign In

What you're missing is finding the point at which you are losing the voltage. It could be ignition switch, neutral safety switch or any wiring plugs along the way.

Try jumping some power right to the solenoid trigger post to make sure it's capable of cranking.



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tonka6
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Mar 12, 2012, 3:00 PM

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it does bump start @ solenoid.Thank You for your reply,iwillcheck neutral safety switch next.thanks again.


nickwarner
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Mar 12, 2012, 3:02 PM

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is this an automatic or manual trans?


tonka6
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Mar 12, 2012, 3:22 PM

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its an automatic.sorry






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