How to Tell If a Starter Relay Is Bad in a Ford?

Answer A bad starter relay on your Ford vehicle will prevent the necessary electrical power from reaching the starter motor; fail to cut off power; or keep the motor from starting at all. Fortunately, all... Read More »

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How to Locate the Starter Relay in a Ford?

The Ford's starter relay helps provide power to the starter to help the ignition turn over. A relay is inactive until a predetermined amount of voltage passes through it. It will then complete a ci... Read More »

How to Replace the Starter Relay on a Ford?

Replacing the starter relay on your Ford is a fix that will take about five minutes. The relay may vary slightly in design and color, but they all do the same thing. They regulate the current that ... Read More »

How to Install a Starter Relay in a 1992 Ford F-150?

The 1992 Ford F-150s came equipped with a starter relay as part of the starter circuit. Starter motors require high amperage, 12 volt power to operate. High amperage power requires heavy wires and ... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Starter Relay in a 1997 Ford Expedition?

If your 1997 Ford Expedition won't start and your starter fuse and battery are OK, your starter relay is most likely the problem. This will be confirmed if you can't hear the solenoid click and sta... Read More »