"Replaced the solenoid and the lights will come on but won't start?"

Asked by rege921 Dec 28, 2020 at 07:02 PM about the 1983 Ford F-150 XL Standard Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1983 F150 replaced the solenoid and the lights will come on, but doe not try to
turn over? I was able to jump the old Solenoid and the starter ran fine, I can not
wrap my head around it.

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Update: So I found out that if I push the shifter up against the wall in the park position it starts up.

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