1996 e150 5.8 One click is all starter does.
This is a new starter, doing same as previous. Previous starter - we jumped
between positive and negative got spin but no engagement with flywheel.
Plenty of battery. Any ideas, like a switch or sensor somewhere?
U need 12 volts to solenoid small screw, there's a big screw that makes it spin and voltage on the small screw makes it engage
Block to frame & battery to frame grounds. Terminal Wires.
Like comment above suggested, check grounds, and a voltage drop test will check that starter is getting full voltage and not losing anything to bad/loose wires/terminals.
Thanks everyone. As I was checking the terminals and grounds and the rest of the wiring, I found a bad connection to the solenoid.
Glad you found it, Thanks for telling us.
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