Re: 84 f150 start circut problem
"Backyard Mechanic" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "jimmithewrench" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > yes it ju7st cranks as it did when i bought it for a plow truck,i
> > took the wire to the the relay and put it on a toggle
> > the ign,. switch,and it keeps trying to start.i even took the
> > cables off the battery side of the solinoid,,,,it still want's to
> > start,,,,can it be a ground feeding back?? some where??/ i did the
> > test with the- disconected w/the test light and nothithing lit
> look.... the other wires on the battery side of the solenoid have
> to do with it..they supply power to other circuits.
> + >>>>> Term relay Term >>>> Starter are the big wires, leave
> alone, only 1 big wire on starter side, may be several wires hooked
> batt side
> the two small terminals on that relay 1 is to energize the relay,
> other to supply full power to the coil.
> If you reverse them, the solenoid may energize whenever the key is
> So disconnect them both, if starter still wants to crank, you have a
> solenoid. If the starter doesnt crank, install one of the wires on
> small term. if it cranks when key switched on, remove it and
> other wire on same terminal. it should then only crank with key in
> position. If so, install other wire on other terminal.
> If it doesnt seem to matter, and either wire causes the problem then
> have a bad ign switch.
Pretty much been through all that already. He said he replaced the
ignition switch, tried 3 solenoids, and it tries to crank as soon as
the battery is connected, even with the small wire(s) disconnected.
To be honest, from his descriptions I can't tell what he's doing with
the cables, if it did this when he bought it or after he added the