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1998 4.6 liter F150 won't start

Battery is good, no lights, no horn. No power to starter. Doesn't even click.

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If you have an owners manual first check to see if the fuse for the horn and lights are blown using a 12volt test light take the battery terminals and make sure they are clean and the cables are on tight and the voltage regulator the wires to that are clean and also do the same for the starter wires

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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Did any thing happen leading up to this? or did it happen all of a sudden? chk. all grounds.

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