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'90 ford 350 won't turn over

Replaced the solnoid and nothing- replaced the stater and it started. Engine was surging funny. Then the starter started smoking- shut it off. Heavy wire closest to the battery on the relay was pretty hot! Won't start again! Replaced ignition switch under the dash board. There was no grinding while it was running like the starter stayed engaged.

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The windings in your starter motor have burnt out the only thing you can do is change the starter motor.Good luck hope that was helpfull

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