Won't crank

Asked by Sep 18, 2016 at 04:53 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 87 Ford f150 4.9 manual transmission I
replaced the starter and the starter solenoid and
the truck will not crank. I can get the truck to turn
over by putting a screwdriver on the solenoid it will
turn over but will not crank please help

4 Answers


Check Grounds.

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Grounds from battery to frame/block and frame to block.

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When you have it turning over spray starter fluid in intake to see if it tries to start.

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If spraying starter fluid in intake does not get it to fire. Pull a spark plug and ground to block and observe while turning over if you see the plug firing.

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