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Truck tries starting

Had a no start issue replaced solenoid and starter then all wires as well ran great for one night now it tries to start even when the ignition turned off and keys pulled ..... could this be the ignition switch in the stearing column???

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  • jheriger Dec 09, 2008

    not the problem it will crank it just wont stop trying to start even when i turn off ignition keeps on like i'm turning it over


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If the truck turns over but will not crank you might need to replace the coil box you might not be getting any fire you can check this with a helper pull the number 1 plug attach it ti the plug wire like it would be in the engine and place it near the manafold and have your helper try to start the truck if you get no spark then your coil pack is bad if this is not your problem please let me know and give a little more detail on what it does like sounds if the starter turns stuff like that and then i will be able to help you futher

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    Cordderryl Pittman Dec 09, 2008

    ok then this would be the ignition switch does it keep tring to crank after the key is turned off

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    Cordderryl Pittman Dec 09, 2008

    this means that the solenoid you replaced is falty try this when this happens insted of disconnecting the battery tapp on the solenoid and see if it stops if it does this will need to be replaced it happened to me a few times with a new solenoid


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