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Hooking up wires to battery, solenoid, altornater and starter

Need a diagram for a 1991 ford f150 truck. i need to know which wires hook up to which side of the solenoid example which side of the solenoid does the positive battery cable goes on which side of the solenoid? also if the battery has a charge in it why does not the inside lights work?

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  • rwierenga236 Nov 30, 2008

    thank you very much, and your information helped us out, and now the truck is running also all lights work now! thank you once again from a crossed the big water and between the 5 great lakes; grateful for your time to help us out all the way from Michigan
    1991 ford f150


  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    i replaced a fried solenoid,and i dont remember how to hook the cables back up.I have a pretty good feeling they're back on right now,.and i'm still not getting any power any where. what's up?

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    i dont know which wires go where

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    how to hook up wires

  • Kinlay Mar 11, 2009

    I forgot which wires go where on the solenoid, but I can't find a diagram for it.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    I need to get a diagram for 1985 ford explorer lariat pickup to hook up the solenoid correctly.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    its a 302 and i need help where its located the choke wire i think its black and white and hooks to side of choke by carb

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Hi from the uk if you look at startermotor solenoid you will see two large threaded terminals with nuts? and a third small terminal either spade or round terminal ok? now you should see thet one of large terminals already has a metal or braides strap secured to it and the actual startermotor body? LEAVE THIS ALONE the other large terminal is the one you fit the positive+ lead to from battery also there should be another lead to also attach to same terminal this one supplies power for vehicles electrics etc ensure you secure these with nut ok? now the third small spade or post terminal you will hav a thin wire nearby ?this attaches to thisterminal on its own on solenoid this wire is the one that activates starter when ignition is turned to key start position ok? as for interior light not working ? try again when you complete the above also make sure bulb is ok? ps! before you reconnect starter wires ensure the earth/ground lead is disconnected from battery and when reconnecting battery connect positive lead first then the earth lead or if you try other way you will have sparking from pos lead as you try connecting to battery hope this info is clear instructios for you to follow and wish you luck best wishes from england

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