i have a 1993ford f150 inline 6 300 i put a new starter in it and a silaniod truck starts up when i push start it when i try to uuse the key iiittt clicks anyyyyy hhheeeeelp

Asked by Feb 20, 2018 at 08:58 PM about the Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

truck will only start when pushed into gear driving down the road n it just
randomly shuts down but i can start it right back up as long as im still moving  i
know its prolly stupid but theeres no key only flat head scredriver and it used to
start like that  and now it just clicks  and som etimes dont even do that it will
compleatly shut the power down to everything  .

6 Answers


sounds like a faulty starter.

Just bought one yesterday n put it in same day also it will start if pushed today I hit a water puddle n it shut my truck right down I was moving so I put the truck in gear n started it back up after start up it will idle n run fine just shts down sometimes when I hit bumps but it will start right back up don't make sense also today it was wineing today n when it was running n I tried to engane the starer it made a noise other then click ?? Compleatley stumped


somethings loose,starter connections,distributor???

I have tried that I checked all the wires there tight

when i hook up the battery it trys to engage it but it just clicks iv tryied cross jumping the cilaniod also and nothing but a click also its a manual


Did you shim the starter properly?

Your Answer:


Looking for a Used F-150 in your area?

CarGurus has 10,250 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $2,000.

Postal Code:

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
64 Great Deals out of 10,062 listings starting at $4,750
Used GMC Sierra 1500
50 Great Deals out of 9,276 listings starting at $4,800
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
12 Great Deals out of 760 listings starting at $5,995
Used Ram 1500
220 Great Deals out of 27,416 listings starting at $5,388
Used Toyota Tundra
20 Great Deals out of 1,607 listings starting at $4,000
Used Dodge Ram 1500
12 Great Deals out of 405 listings starting at $3,950
Used Toyota Tacoma
29 Great Deals out of 1,846 listings starting at $5,999
Used Ford Mustang
32 Great Deals out of 1,766 listings starting at $3,999
Used Ford Ranger
4 Great Deals out of 442 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford F-250
3 listings
Used Chevrolet Colorado
31 Great Deals out of 3,158 listings starting at $2,485
Used Ford Explorer
33 Great Deals out of 2,590 listings starting at $4,495
Used Nissan Titan
19 Great Deals out of 945 listings starting at $5,500
Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
18 Great Deals out of 1,160 listings starting at $5,900
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
10 Great Deals out of 1,612 listings starting at $5,950

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. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.