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1996 ford f350 7.3 powerstroke manual transmission ... turn

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1996 ford f350 7.3 powerstroke manual transmission ... turn key one click. New clutch starter switch bushing, new battery, new solenoid, new ignition switch, fuses good ... out of ideas
JA: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?
Customer: no
JA: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: new clutch starter switch bushing, new batteries, new solenoid, new ignition switch and checked fuses ... ??
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. what do you hear clicking once? the starter or the relay?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
how can I tell which is which
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

i will send you some info. please allow me a few

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
are we close to answer??
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

im still looking up some things, thanks

Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

heres a print for us to work from

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
got it
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

starting system

Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

i would start by checking the fuses

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
fuses good
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

check for power at the starter.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
how?
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

do you have a multi meter?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
no
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

not much i can do for you then. except suggest checking the battery terminals for tightness and corrosion, the cables at the starter too.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
thanks
Expert:  david craig replied 7 months ago.

ill opt out and see if another tech has some ides. good luck to you.

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

Would you like me to try and help on this possible starter relay electrical issue?

This is my 1st answer, but does not have to be my only answer. You the website and myself expect you to have a ~~~5 STAR EXCELLENT~~~ experience with my help. Please let me know if you are pleased by selecting a star rating above or by replying and saying your pleased. Not rating or rating 1-2 stars does not benefit you nor me in any way. Follow up and reply as often and when needed, there is no extra charge to do so.

Thanks Moose.

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • I am following up with you to see if you got everything you needed from my answer.
  • I have not heard back from you, so I assume you were not pleased. We're you pleased with my help?
  • If you were not pleased with my help, please let me know by replying so I can help more.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris