I replaced the solenoid and starter on my 1990 Ford F-150 but it still won't start

Asked by Jan 13, 2017 at 11:54 AM about the 1990 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The battery is charged, and I can jump it with a
screwdriver. What else could be the problem?

1 Answer

113,615

Look for a little hole under the ignition and a tiny screw driver that will fit in it. turn the ignition switch to on and then push on the screw driver and the ignition should slide out. Pull the key tumbler out and then use a large blade regular screwdriver and try and start the truck with it out. If it starts you found the problem, if not turn that slot back to the "run" position and put the key lock tumbler back in.

Your Answer

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    9,450
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,650
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
251 Great Deals out of 10,419 listings starting at $1,775
Used Ford Mustang
13 Great Deals out of 1,092 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford F-250
3 listings
Used Ford Explorer
20 Great Deals out of 1,606 listings starting at $4,500

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 3,915 listings starting at $30,799
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
59 Great Deals out of 1,901 listings starting at $30,888
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
98 Great Deals out of 928 listings starting at $22,900
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
149 Great Deals out of 809 listings starting at $21,992
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
119 Great Deals out of 579 listings starting at $12,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.