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03-12-2018, 11:40 PM
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Posted By mcdev

Thanks Chad! That's great info. Hopefully...

Thanks Chad!

That's great info. Hopefully I won't have to deal with this again, but I'm sure it will come up at some point and I know exactly where to look now.
03-11-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By mcdev

I spent the afternoon tinkering and searching. ...

I spent the afternoon tinkering and searching. found a short between two cables within some factory wire loom. All fixed for now. Hopefully that was the only problem.

Thanks everyone for the...
03-11-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By mcdev

I replaced the battery yesterday as well - it was...

I replaced the battery yesterday as well - it was overdue. When I did that, I looked those components over, but I will give them a more thorough inspection today.

Thanks.
03-10-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By mcdev

I have been mentioning the solenoid - I am...

I have been mentioning the solenoid - I am referring to to the starter relay on the firewall, not the one in the starter motor itself. I hope I didn't further confuse things.
03-10-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By mcdev

The starter does not click, just the solenoid. ...

The starter does not click, just the solenoid. The ground looked OK, but I will double check tomorrow. My friend mentioned it might be a faulty key switch, but his theory is it is keeping the...
03-10-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By mcdev

The first time I went with a cheap one I found on...

The first time I went with a cheap one I found on Amazon just to help diagnose the problem. Today I picked up a Duralast at Autozone. I am thinking it isn't the starter as I should be able to get...
03-10-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By mcdev

Problems with Starter

Good evening all. I've had an ongoing issue with my trucks and I've narrowed it down to the starter: Replaced the factory starter, and the truck started once. Replaced the new starter today, and...
08-26-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By mcdev

The battery is good. Is there another solenoid...

The battery is good. Is there another solenoid or relay I am missing?
08-26-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By mcdev

2000 F150 Won't Start

So I went to start my 2000 F150 and it wouldn't start. I've encountered this before and knew what to do: Grabbed a screw driver and jumped the terminals on the starter solenoid and it starts up. ...
09-17-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By mcdev

That is the other side of the argument... It...

That is the other side of the argument... It might be a new(er) engine after the swap, but the tranny and chassis are still have 250k miles on them... And to be honest, the body has more than few...
09-17-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By mcdev

I should also mention that the engine also...

I should also mention that the engine also started sounding like a diesel on start-up. Luckily I have a company vehicle, so I don't have to rely on my truck, so I haven't driven it since, but that...
09-17-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By mcdev

5.4 Rebuild or Remanufactured?

Hey guys. I recently had the notorious leak at the crossover on my 2000 F150's upper intake manifold and replaced it. After a few hiccups, I was able to get the job done and it was running great. ...
08-25-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 398,044
Posted By mcdev

Alright. I have the truck running again. Still...

Alright. I have the truck running again. Still has a hiss but my friend and I can't find a vacuum leak anywhere. The idle is real rough, and the truck stalls when I reverse out of the driveway and...
08-19-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,740
Posted By mcdev

I think I am having problems with the sensor... ...

I think I am having problems with the sensor... To be more precise, I am not sure if the sensor is bad or if I have a short in the wiring. Whats is the best way to approach this? What reading...
08-03-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 398,044
Posted By mcdev

Back to square one. Got the replacement part,...

Back to square one. Got the replacement part, installed it and I still have a hiss and a very rough running engine. Not sure what to do now. One friend advised me to tear it back down and start...
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