Alt light

Miner Dewitt Swetland

Asked by Sep 19, 2016 at 10:16 PM about the 1986 Ford Crown Victoria LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Alt light still on. Not charging. Replaced
alternator,starter, starter relay. What next ? When I
turn the key it turns on and runs and starter keeps
running w engine when I turn the key off .

4 Answers

Up Front

I have had this happen to me. You did not assemble something correctly with the starter solenoid/relay. I found that the one that got me was I has one of the wires attached the the starter solenoid/relay wrong. It was mounted to the wrong side of the starter solenoid/relay. When I switched the wires around it was fine

Best Answer

If the solenoid comes loose from the frame the battery will get hot and send a surge the wrong way back to the starter. Make sure your solenoid is extra grounded because it will make your battery go bad.

Miner Dewitt Swetland

It was the starter. The new remanufactured one was even bad. Where can I get a wiring diagram to show me which word go on what side?

Miner Dewitt Swetland

Wires not word.

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