61 Falcon problems starting

Asked by Sep 16, 2015 at 11:30 AM about the 1961 Ford Falcon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have replaced the battery,selonoid, starter generator, and wiring to all 3. When
I try to start it onlymakes one click, any suggestions to what to do next? By the
way headlights work.

5 Answers


Sounds like the neutral safety switch..


Here is the repair manual for your car, copy and paste....http://falconfaq.dyndns.org/display1.php?Path=Falcon_Shop_Manual_60-62&db=Falcon&table=FSM_6062&Page=11-009

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Starter solenoid, or neutral safety switch is the problem. I would bet on the solenoid.

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check your eng ground also

My falcon sometimes don't wont to start and I hit the gear shift up with my hand and it starts right up. Maybe the car is not sensing it's in park sometimes I think

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