96 f-150 truck V6

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Asked by Oct 19, 2013 at 04:04 PM about the 1996 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced starter ,relay , battery and
newer alternator. Still will not turn
over. Also checked all fuses wires
ground ext. when I turn the key to
start it just makes a click noise.
Returned 2 starters and relay and still
just the click. PLEASE HELP! Any
info or advice would be much
appriciated.

6 Answers

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Help someone!!!

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Switch on the headlights and try to start it. Do the headlights go out or get very dim? If so, check the battery cable connections at both ends. Probably a bad ground connection. If the headlights stay nice and bright try cranking it using a remote starter button. Turn the ignition to the run position and if it starts using the remote starter button your ignition switch is bad. HTH. -Jim

I have to reach over the steering wheel with my left hand and hold up on the shifter lever. Must be something in the switch.

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Ah, here's something else to check then. The neutral safety switch. It's at the bottom of the steering column close to the fire wall. It has 2 electrical connections on it. One for the reverse lights and one for the ignition circuit. HTH. -Jim

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Thanks for the help but I've tried turning the key to the on position then screw driver to the relay and nothing just the click again.. It has power ( brand new battery)

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You're welcome & thank you for the best answer click. -Jim

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