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I have an 86 f-350 and I installed a starter but

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I have an 86...

I have an 86 f-350 and I installed a starter but unfortunately the main cable was touching metal on the starter when I hooked up the battery, shorting out pretty bad until I could snatch off the battery cable. Now, I have no headlights and the engine only clicks at the starter when attempting to crank. I do have power through the solenoid.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? Have you checked the bulbs?

Whichnones

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F350 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Is there a main power fuse under the hood

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Hello, is this a gas or diesel engine? You checked all main fuses and they are ok?

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