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Old 05-31-2009, 12:10 AM
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Left hand turns confuse my truck, especially when it is over 10 mph, the truck will begin to sputter, kill off the radio and anything else that is electronic.


I don't know where to begin to check, hoping somebody else will
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That is an interesting situation that you have right there.

I was going to suggest maybe a short of some sort that is making contact when the wheel gets turned to a certain position, but who knows.

Maybe some of the other guys will have an answer and good luck with it.
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hmm...well first off what year is your pickup?
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Sounds like a bad ground somewhere. I'd starting checking wires under the dash, make sure something didn't get tugged out of place.
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I'm no expert on the 80's pickups but im pretty sure there is a "Y" ground behind the dash the is prone to shakin lose.
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sorry for the delay. being unemployed is no fun, i seem more busy now then ever haha.
it's an 85 f250, 351.
i think I might know what the problem is, but i don't know how to start fixing it.
ill have to get a picture later today, I don't have one on my camera at the moment.


For one, the battery is held in place with a bungee cord, and then the starter solenoid seems to be very very messed up.
it has what looks like solder holding the + end of it together, it's extremely loose. and the only reason I noticed it was because my truck refused to start today until i jiggled the + end of the solenoid
is it easy to replace one of those?
and should I invest in a proper tie down for the battery?
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