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Question from a dumb swede...

Postby JohanNB » Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:47 am

Hi there.

First of all, Im a Fordification-member from Sweden so please excuse my spelling and English...

I have a Ford F-250 1970. Every now and then when I try to start the truck it won't start, completely dead. Ive checked the start engine and that one is working. If I move the gear shift back and forth a couple of times it often "solves" the problem... So my question is, could it be the ignition switch or the ignition cylinder?

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Re: Question from a dumb swede...

Postby Ranchero50 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:00 pm

JohanNB wrote:Hi there.

First of all, Im a Fordification-member from Sweden so please excuse my spelling and English...

I have a Ford F-250 1970. Every now and then when I try to start the truck it won't start, completely dead. Ive checked the start engine and that one is working. If I move the gear shift back and forth a couple of times it often "solves" the problem... So my question is, could it be the ignition switch or the ignition cylinder?


Welcome. I'll assume the truck has an automatic transmission? If so then the neutral safety switch needs adjusted. It mounts to the top of the steering column under the dash and will have two wires for the reverse lamps and two for the starting circuit. Just loosen the two mounting bolts and slide it to the desired position. Your truck should start in 'park' and 'neutral'.

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Re: Question from a dumb swede...

Postby tsherry » Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:59 pm

Neutral start switch, no doubt. Five minute fix.
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Postby crazyhorse » Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:38 am

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Re: Question from a dumb swede...

Postby JohanNB » Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:38 am

Thanks a lot, it worked!!

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Postby sargentrs » Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:13 am

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Re: Question from a dumb swede...

Postby JohanNB » Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:09 am

Thank you so much for the help!!! It worked!

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Re: Question from a dumb swede...

Postby colnago » Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:39 pm

JohanNB wrote:First of all, Im a Fordification-member from Sweden so please excuse my spelling and English...


Guaranteed, your English is better that my Swedish! :lol:

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Re: Question from a dumb swede...

Postby hot-rod » Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:59 am

:wel: @ JohanNB from Germany

@colnago; after 4 or 5 moonshine your Swedish will be perfect Image I have tested it myself Image


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