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Starter stays engaged

Even when key is off and out of ignition! This happened before and then totally would not start. I replaced starter and now it is dead again! Whats up?

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Replace the starter solenoid on the passenger side (under the hood) up top, that is the main solenoid the one on the starter is the sub solenoid, they are always the problem, they are very cheap.

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It's a good chance that the solenoid on the fender is shorting and is the problem. it is hard wired to the battery so even if the key is off the voltage still flows to the solenoid. replace the solenoid on the fender. this is where most fords have them iit should be on the passenger side fender well. please rate this...thanks

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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