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I have a 1992 Ford F-150 with a 5.8. I replaced the battery and the silanoid when I turn the key nothing. It doesn't click or nothing. But as soon as you touch it with a set of jumper cables it fires right up. Let it run for awhile and shut it off and it doesn't start again. whats my next step
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Ford Mechanic: Randall C, ASE MasterTechnician replied 2 years ago
Randall C
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Hello, where are you touching with jumper cables? also, do you have a testlight or volt meter?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Im putting the cables on the battery post. No i dont have test light or voltmeter
Ford Mechanic: Randall C, ASE MasterTechnician replied 2 years ago

so you are basically jump starting and it starts and runs just fine, When you turn it off does anything work like wipers, headlights, blower, etc etc?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
it completely powers up everything works great you would expect it to start
Ford Mechanic: Randall C, ASE MasterTechnician replied 2 years ago

I have to step out, so I am going to opt out and open the post, another expert will be along soon to help

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Ford Mechanic: sarmiento22556, Auto Service Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, I will try to help you with your concern

It sounds like the battery you replaced is not good or a loose or bad connection at the battery

double check all connections and grounds

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