F150 is trying to start while switch is in lock poistion what can cause this?

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Asked by Feb 22, 2015 at 07:22 AM about the 2001 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab 4WD SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

While in my house keys in house I hear my F150 trying to start, truck is locked switch is
in lock position. Drove truck about 4 hour before it started trying to start what is causing
this?

2 Answers

340

check for loose connection at the starter, something might be bridging the posts on your starter.

655

you might want to check your connections to you solenoid. or change it. it is on the left side of your firewall.

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