why wont my 1978 f-150 custom start

Asked by Jul 28, 2014 at 03:56 PM about the 1979 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Iv got a good battery,good solinoid,good battery cables but all I get is power
to the cab such as,stereo,lights,winsheild wipers,ext. Is this a wire ton bad to
my switch?!

8 Answers

109,805

Have you checked the neutral safety switch if it is an automatic or the clutch switch if it is a standard?

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Its a manual transmisiom !

109,805

Clutch switch, crank power from ignition switch through the clutch switch when closed then to starter solenoid.

Could this be a bad wire?! Wirering gone bad through one of the connections?!

109,805

Yes Have you checked for crank power out of the ignition switch?

I have not! There is a wire that comes off the solenoid for the switch right?! By replacing this could that help the problem?!

109,805

I would start at the switch first, as it is the source voltage.

OK thank you for your time,I'll probly be back on after while!!!!!

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