Bryan Wood Having a hard time getting your diesel truck running? If solenoid does not engage, replace starter motor. If battery voltage is not present, go to next step. Touch the probes of a multimeter on both sides of the same connection at the relay. According to the forums I have read there are many many trucks with this same problem. Remove starter solenoid terminal cover.
When checking the internet to see what the gem module controlled I find that the water leak is a know problem due to a skip or void in the production sealer. Our electrical and electronic parts are subject to strict quality testing. If vehicle does not start, go to next step. Fortunately, all Ford models have a remote relay near the battery, which makes it easy and convenient for troubleshooting. By - October 30, 2014 This article applies to the Ford F-250, F-350 Super Duty 2005-2014. If battery voltage is present, replace starter relay.
This guide will help you determine whether the starter relay on your Ford has gone bad, using a jumper wire and a multimeter. If resistance is less than 5 ohms, replace ignition switch. Check for continuity of fuse No. Check continuity of fuse No. I purchased the two hole version based on the compatibility chart on their site and they paid the return shipping and gave me a full refund. If resistance is greater than 10,000 ohms, replace ignition switch. This articles applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014.
If starter spins, go to next step. When I tried to charge the batteries the charger showed an extremely high draw. Description: Updated 25 Dec 2017: Before you go out and buy a starter it's important for you to know there are two starters for this year. Remove and recheck fuse No. Pro Tip When you disconnect the negative cable either wrap it in a cloth or tuck it where it won't make contact with metal to prevent any sparks. Finally, re-connect the battery or batteries by connecting the positive red cable first and then the negative black cable.
One has three holes and one has two holes. This starter was less expensive than anything I could find locally. The positive probe on your meter should always be on the side of the connection leading to the positive side of the electrical current. If resistance is less than 5 ohms, reconnect starter relay, go to next step. Disconnect starter solenoid wire connections.
I also noticed that my heater control would work even with the key off. If there is a weak or chattering click, or no sound at all, make sure all the connections on the relay are clean and tight. Starter Electrical Connections Now you'll need to remove the three bolts holding the starter in place, there's no real specific order to do this, however I like to save the top bolt for last. Ensure negative battery cable is installed in proper location. If your starter is only clicking, or turning the engine very slowly, this Starter may be the solution for you. Pro Tip Never lay under a truck that is only supported by a floor jack, they aren't meant to hold the weight for extended periods and you'll be putting your safety at a huge risk. The starter on my 05 Ford F-150 went dead at the Drs office on Tuesday.
However if you're unsure, you can trace the hefty battery cable going to it. I think the starter is dead. If resistance is 10,000 ohms or less, go to next step. If battery voltage is present on one Red wire, go to next step. Bryan Wood The F-150 is a hard working truck, except for when it fails on the job and refuses to start.
Save yourself some money and learn to diagnose your own non-starting Ford. Where is the starter located in the engine compartment and how can I find instructions how to replace it? Symptoms of a bad starter usually are a motor that turns over slowly or doesn't turn over at all. This article applies to the Ford F-150. If resistance is greater than 10,000 ohms, go to next step. I checked the batteries and cables and they were fine so this led me to the starter. Electrical problem 1999 Ford F250 Hello, My 1999 Ford F250 will not start. If battery voltage is still not present, replace positive battery cable.