truck will not start

Asked by Feb 01, 2016 at 03:11 PM about the 1981 Ford F-150 XL Standard Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

tried to jump soleniod but it just clicks and charged the battery check starter it is good

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Jump the solenoid relay on the fender well, for a second only, and see if the engine spins. If it does, replace the solenoid relay. If the starter still just clicks, tap on it with a hammer. If it starts, replace the starter.

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Check battery cables for corrosion and make sure they're tightend including the one going to the starter

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