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The solenoid will be over by the battery, attached to the radiator support. But, it could be a bad ignition switch, bad battery connections, bad ground, or even the wire at the starter could be loose. You will need either a voltmeter (DMM/AVMM)or a test light. It would be good to have a friend help you out with this.

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Q: If a 1992 F150 six cylinder was fine then wouldn't start but the battery is OK is this most likely the solenoid where is it and how do you test it?
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