Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L)Diesel Topics Only
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Put a socket on the crank pulley (either use and extension or a deep well to get past the pulley). Put a ratchet or breaker bar on the socket. Turn it.
Whats wrong with the starter?
1988 F250, 7.3L IDI, regular cab, long bed, 5spd ZF
Mods: ATS turbo, 3.5 inch exhaust, superduty springs front and rear, 4 gauge A-pillar pod: boost, pyro, coolant and 4th spot is switches; was 2wd, now 4wd with Dana 60 front axle
next projects: fix/complete the 3.5 inch exhaust (tailpipe exits waaaaaay to low, and needs to be extended out from under the bed) swap to a rust free cab
You can try giving the starter a wack with a soft faced hammer. Another thing to try is on the big nut on the cable put the wrench on and act like you are going to loosen it but don't your goal is to turn the seloniod slightly, Because the issue you are having can be caused by the seloniod turning when you tighten the cable down on it and binding things, turn the seloniod back the other way (whitch can be done by trying to turn the nut on the cable) and you should be good to go.
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