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Truck ran fine and we came back out got in and it won't start just clicks lights are bright we cleaned the posts and tried to jump it but still won't start
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Ford
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Gave wrong email address***@******.***
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6/29/2015
Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 3 years ago
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
It say all night this morning it started right up but later wouldn't start again then I got under the truck and touched two bolts to the starter while someone turned the ignition and it fired up
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
So what is the box called that connects the battery to the starter to the ignito
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
And what does it entail to replace it
Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 3 years ago
Are you referring to the starter solenoid? It has two large posts and one or two small posts. This sends high current to engage the starter. Either it can be bad or it the starter itself can be bad. If you have a test light I can go over testing it with you.
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