Won't crank

Asked by Apr 04, 2017 at 05:36 PM about the 1979 Ford F-250

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1979 ford f250 won't crank bridge silenod
over with switch off it will crank bridge sileno over
with switch on won't do anything any ideas

1 Answer


Check to see if there is power on the small wire on the solenoid, when someone turns the key to the start position. If there is no power there then it may be the ignition switch. If there is power there when the key is turned to the start position then replace the solenoid. Also if there is a clutch on this, make sure the clutch safety switch is good, along with the neutral safety switch. These two items could cause no power to the small wire also.

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