93 F-150 just clicks when I turn the key

Asked by May 21, 2017 at 11:40 PM about the 1993 Ford F-150 XL LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

truck  wouldn't start so I tapped the starter and it started. I have since replaced  
the starter, solenoid (on the fender wall), ignition switch and the battery. I still
only clicks.

2 Answers

22,070

Sounds like you're getting voltage to the solenoid, but not the amperage to the starter. Try thoroughly cleaning all electrical connections, especially at the battery. Easiest and cheapest first thing to do.

15

Check the connector with the main hot wire itself to the starter they have a pinched on connector the wire corrodes inside of the connector and stays firm wiggle the wire see if it starts

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