My Ford F150 Won't Start and makes no noise. it keeps blowing several fuses. Help!

Asked by Jul 28, 2013 at 07:22 PM about the 1995 Ford F-150 XL Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

question: "I have a 1995 ford f150 and it won't start. I have replaced the battery with a new one and selenoid and noticed there were 4 fuses blown but when I replace the fuses the blow quick. It wont turn over and doesn't make any noise. Help !"

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Battery and sylnoid hooked up correctly? How was it running before you had to replace these items? Did it just go dead and leave you stranded or did you just go out to crank it and nothing happened so you replaced the items? More detail as to what lead up to the changing of the items would be helpful to us trying to help you.

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Check your wiring down by the starter for damage. Perhaps a wire is touching the (very) hot exhaust manifold, melted the insulation, and now you have a bad short which is blowing fuses and preventing the truck from starting. HTH. -Jim

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I went out to start it and it wouldn't start. it didn't even make a noise. the battery was dead when they checked it at Auto zone so I got another one. I replaced the Solenoid and wired them correctly as instructed. them. I found the fuses blown and tried replacing them but it just blows more. I will check the wiring by the starter today and see what happens. I will post here after doing so. Thank you and Blessings

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Ok, good luck and please do. -Jim

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OK! js08016 You were Right! It had a couple of bad wires and now my Truck is running good. Thank you Very Much. I have just one more little problem with it and its that the Running Lights won't go off...LOL. I am keeping the Battery Un-hooked till I can figure it out. So if anyone has an Ans. to this problem let me know.. Thanks to everyone who Helps me and Blessings

56,625

Sounds like a bad ground. Check your instrument cluster for any loose, missing, or corroded ground wires/straps. Also check your ground (-) battery cable. Be sure all connections are clean and tight. Put some Vaseline on the battery posts and cable ends that bolt to the battery. They'll never corrode again. HTH. -Jim

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