ingintion problem

Asked by Aug 27, 2014 at 06:49 PM about the 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

ignition does not work. replaced the ignition and it did not fix the problem.
i can start the car buy turning the key into the on position and run a jumper cable from the battery to the starter.

any ideas are greatly appreciated

97 ford thunderbird 3.8 lx

2 Answers

i figured my problamo out. bad starter solenoid. changed starter fires right up

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That was the most logical. good job

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