No power in 98 f250 clicked once and nothing! Grounds test hot!

Asked by May 02, 2017 at 03:25 PM about the 1998 Ford F-250 2 Dr Lariat Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Have changed starter, solenoid, alternator, main fuse and relays! At a loss!
Got the truck to start once and then shut down and tried it and back to same
problem with grounds testing hot for power!

2 Answers


What do you mean that the grounds test hot? What is the other point you are connecting to when you check the grounds?

When I connect my test light to the negative terminal on my battery and start poking around everything including the grounding points and the block light up

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