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I have a 2000 F250 Super duty,Gas V10 w/auto trans .I can

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I have a 2000 F250 Super duty,Gas V10 w/auto trans .I can only start by jumping starter. I have checked fuses & relays all other systems seem to be working. Thanks
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: It will non start w/ the key. When i turn key to start i can hear the relay click,and the system light go off on the instrument cluster as the normally do. I have also changed the neutral safety switch
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Jeremy replied 10 months ago.

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You are hearing the relay in the truck, correct? Have you tested the relay on the passenger firewall, near the battery? Have someone turn the ky for you and see if you have a ignition signal going to the small wire on that relay. They commonly go out and will casue the condition you have.

If it is good, then you know you are getting a signal from the ignition switch to it. Then next you check the large wires and see that it is activating to send power to the starter solenoid. If not, replace that relay. If so, then there is an issue between it and the starter solenoid.

This is the fastest way to chase down a start problem like you are having.

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