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Soleniod failed, grandson rigged it to start, installed new soleniod now truck will not start. any ideas? I know a little about old cars,etc but am not a mechanic.

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I would be looking at the ignition switch,or the neutral safety switch,be sure the solenoid is hooked up correctly first.Then check to see if the small wire to the solenoid has 12 volts on it when trying to start the engine,if it does not,have 12 volts on this wire,check the neutral safty switch,and if it is fine,replace the ignition switch.

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