1965 ford thunderbird won't start

Asked by Nov 26, 2017 at 06:52 PM about the 1965 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just bought a 1965 ford thunderbird, and it won't start
with the key. It cranks and tries to turn on with the key but
nothing, the only way it starts is when I bypass the starter
solenoid. What can it be?

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Maybe it needs a tuneup.

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In the start position of the ignition switch you should have 12 volts at the ignition coil. If not, I'd suspect the ignition switch. HTH. -Jim

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Check the neutral safety switch on the steering column.. Switch could be disconnected or stuck or just bad.

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