1995 f250 351 just clicks but only does it randomly

Asked by Mar 27, 2017 at 03:26 PM about the 1995 Ford F-250 2 Dr XL Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1995 f250 with a 351 started having issues
with just clicking when you would try and start it.
So first off I replaced the battery since my old one
was about ten years old the new battery has
850cca. That didn't solve the problem so I replaced
the starter with a brand new not remanufactured
one still same problem. So next I replaced the
solenoid on the fender well and  it started so I
thought problem was fixed.next morning it started
clicking again so I rechecked everything and found
my battery cables to be pretty badly corroded so I
replaced them also. Truck has been fine for about
a month and now has started giving me the same
problems again. It might start every time for a
week then next time click about 20 times before it
will start I'm just confused

1 Answer

73,065

Well, I'm thinking the ignition switch down on the steering column. It has contacts in it that could be burnt pretty good by now, there only around $15.

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