Question about 1989 Ford F 150
If its a manuel trans it could have a bad clutch switch.an automatic trans could have a bad nuetral safety switch. both can also be just out of adjustment also.its also possible the ignition switch is bad or out of adjusment by loose mount screws or brohen switch linkage.try this MAKE SURE ATOUTRANS IN PARK AND WHEELS CHOCKED BRAKES SET,SAME GOES FOR MAN. TRANS.. the starter relay also called solonoid on fords is on the inner fender near battery. there are two large cables, one to the battery other to starter. there are two smaller terminals inbetween the two lare ones. turn the key to on, take a jumper wire and touch the stud that has the cable that goes to battery positive then touch the other end [while its still touching the pos cable] to the smasll terminal that is closest to the battery pos,there right next to each other. dont worry if somehow you touch the wrong little terminal it wont hurt anything it just wont crank.if it turns over then your problem will be one of the above mentioned possibiltys.
Posted on Apr 24, 2010
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