Car wont start. plenty of power from Battery. all the guages work. there is a loud click when key is turned, but starter wont kick in. the starter has not been acting up and has performed perfectly..

Asked by Jun 02, 2015 at 07:51 AM about the 2003 Ford F-150 Lariat Extended Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I suspect starter solenoid is bad. The starter motor has not given me any problems.

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39,045

For a quick test, have someone hold the key to the start position. Rap on starter with a hammer. If it kicks over, replace the starter. It will soon fail again.

3,545

it is the solenoid with out a doubt

18,780

It could be a bad solenoid. Check the net, it is simple to bypass the solenoid. If it starts, replace the solenoid.

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