hooked up a new battery to my 63 galaxie and when I put the second cable on the car starts rolling over.

Asked by Dec 27, 2014 at 09:42 PM about the 1963 Ford Galaxie

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

thanks for those who answered my last question. i pulled the battery gave it a full charge,and when i went to hook it up the car starts rolling over. positive or negative first or last doesn't matter. could this be the solenoid?

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Yes it's sounds like it's stuck in the run/engaged position

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Yep it's stuck closed, sometimes you can tap on it with a hammer will break the connection but it will do it again.

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Starter solenoid is bad...The contact in the solenoid tend to weld themselves together.

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