There is a solonoid on the starter and the ignition switch is on the steering column.
the truck will not crank or anything with the key it wont even starter when you ark the starter all it does is whizz
It is probably caused by the ignition switch internals shifting (I had a similar problem before) and it turned out to be the ignition switch)
one of a few things your starter could be bad bad starter relay bad starter selenoid bad ignition switch
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Not sure, but had to run a wire from the battery to starter and hold it on a starter terminal to turn the starter after replacing it. I think it may be an ignition switch problem but haven't figured out how to get to it yet.
The ignition switch is defective.
rightside bottom of steering column
I would suspect the ignition switch has failed. This is the ignition switch not the tumbler assembly that you insert the key in.
how do you remove the ignition switch on a 1987 firebird
The ignition switch is usually mounted to the steering column and is operated by a linkage rod. NOTE On column-mounted ignition switches, don't confuse the switch with the lock cylinder and keys. The ignition switch is not normally visible. On some vehicles, the steering column support has to be removed and the column lowered to find the ignition switch. On others, the switch is accessible under the dash.The ignition switch is operated by the key switch. Courtesy of Ford Motor Company. To replace the switch: * Remove the ignition switch wiring harness. * Unbolt it from its position. * Bolt the new switch into position. * Attach the witing harness.
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