86 f150 300 6 cylinder won't start has new starter and cylinoid turn the key all it does is click cross the cylinoid turns over but not enough to crank anyone have any ideas to help?

Mike Lankford

Asked by Feb 11, 2016 at 09:03 PM about the 1986 Ford F-150 XLT Standard Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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How's the battery? It sounds like it can't handle a load.

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If battery is fully charged,momentarily jump the solenoid at the fender well to see if solenoid is bad. If it cranks, replace solenoid

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Mike Lankford

thank you guys for your help. It ended up being the main battery/starter cables not allow the full current to go where intended which in turn burnt up the solenoid replaced both now she runs like a champ!!!!

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