Can't start my baby

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Asked by Jul 25, 2011 at 09:50 PM about the 1964 Ford Fairlane

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After replacing all battery cables, ground straps, solenoid, battery and starter, I still
can't get my baby started. Everything is new and free of debris. Could anyone give
me some info on what else I can try to get back on the road?

7 Answers

bad coil,points,dis.or fuel pump.

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It doesn't move past the solenoid....

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replace it,it is bad.

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bad coil,-coil wire,or burnt points.you sure the + - wires are hooked up right to coil.

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BAD CONDENSER OR POINTS GROUNDED OUT . DO YOU HAVE ELEC IGNITOR IF SO IT COULD BE BAD IF YOU LEFT KEY ON OVER 15- 30 SECONDS WITHOUT STARTING IT BURNS ELEC IGNITOR OUT IF DONT HAVE SPECIAL REISTOR WIRING FOR ELE IGNITOR????. TRY CONDENSER FIRST. HAVE TO HAVE POINTS WIRES ON CORRECT OR WILL NOT START////

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ALSO THE CERAMIC RESISTOR ON FIREWALL COULD BE BLOWED OUT DO YOU HAVE ANY CERAMIC PARTS ON FIREWALL IN ENGINE COMPARMENT????

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Got it running.... runs nice.

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