replaced ignition switch, replaced safety switch, replaced solenoid.... power getting to the front of solenoid but not to back...... can the screw driver test from starter wire on solenoid to positive terminal on solenoid.... truck will turn over but wont start..... with key turned on no accessories inside truck come on.... did notice fusable link coming off solenoid was burned in two.... connected it back together with a wire nut connector.

30

Asked by Apr 04, 2012 at 01:24 PM about the 1990 Ford F-150 STD SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

17,160

With the key not in the vehicle and the ignition in the locked position check the horn and lights. If the lights are dim and horn not loud check for a ground problem.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
30

Nothing electrical works in truck with key in or out.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
17,160

Check in and around the fuse box for signs of burning and a short. Sounds like that is what you have. Begin checking the wiring hornace and all its connections and the route. Have someone step on the brake and see if the tail lights come on. If they do not, the problem is going to be in one central location.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • My Truck doesn't start, no crank 69 answers

    I can only start My truck when I jump start it from the starter solenoid with a screw driver. Other than that when I put my key in the ignition, everything comes on even the chimes still it won't turn...

    2003 Ford F-150 XL Stepside SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why won't my truck start? 78 answers

    My truck: 1995 Ford F-150 4.9 liter, 6-cylinder Manual transmission My truck will not start. When I turn the key, it only clicks. It does not turn over. This I know: Battery: Checked at NAPA and...

    1995 Ford F-150 XL SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • why will my truck not start 32 answers

    I have a good battery, i have a solid connection with my starter solenoid (click, click) when i turn the key. i just changed my ignition switch, and my ignition key cylinder ( they needed to be change...

    1995 Ford F-150 XLT SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • why will mt truck not turn over? 6 answers

    i was given an 1989 f150 5.0 4spd that had been sitting for a long time. wouldnt do anything when turning the key so i replaced the battery, solenoid, ignition lock cylinder, ignition switch, made c...

    Ford F-150

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Solenoid 4 answers

    I have a 2005 chevy impala 3.4 sfi 6cyl and need to know how to replace the transmission control solenoid.

    2005 Chevrolet Impala

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

F-150

Looking for a Used F-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 210,791 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $895.

ZIP:

Search Ford F-150 Questions

Ford F-150 Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 7,200
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 4,260
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,590
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
908 Great Deals out of 64,755 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-250
478 listings starting at $3,975
Used Ford Mustang
317 Great Deals out of 45,660 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Explorer
772 Great Deals out of 74,828 listings starting at $750
Used Ford Ranger
179 Great Deals out of 6,264 listings starting at $1,300

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 116,626 listings starting at $18,299
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
140 Great Deals out of 30,000 listings starting at $17,877
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
194 Great Deals out of 7,318 listings starting at $11,600
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
437 Great Deals out of 12,372 listings starting at $9,995