Where is the starter solenoid located on a 1988 Ford Ranger?
It should be attached to the short positive battery cable.
It is located directly on the top of the starter itself. To replace it, you have to remove entire starter first. You have to lay down in front of the center of car see the starter. The solenoid will be round and have a few wires going to it. One will be thicker and it is the actual battery cable. Sometimes a whack with a hammer will get it working a few more times if…
What is wrong if a 1988 Chevy pickup starter will not fire up and there is only a faint click from behind the dash and the hot wire to the starter is tight as are battery terminals?
assuming the batt.is fully charged,it may be the solenoid not engaging the starter motor.you can remove the starter motor and solenoid and run jumper wires to it .if starter does not spin,it may be the solenoid not engaging the starter.keep hands and clothing away from starter when doing this test!also,you did not mention if the solenoid wire was fastened to starter when you replaced it.usually purple color on chevy.good luck
Your 88 Jeep Comanche wont start it has spark and the timing seems to be correct and the fuel pressure is good too?
THE STARTER IS ON THE UNDERSIDE OF THE CAR, ATTACHED TO THE ENGINE, ON THE PASSENGER SIDE, AHEAD OF THE TRANSMISSION. YOU CAN GET TO IT BY JACKING UP THE FRONT END (THEN SUPPORTING IT WITH JACK STANDS, NOT CINDER BLOCKS) AND CRAWLING UP BEHIND THE PASSENGER FRONT WHEEL. YOU WILL FIND THE TRANSMISSION AND TO THE RIGHT OF IT (OR LOOKING UP, THE LEFT) YOU WILL FIND IT. LOOK AT THE NEW ONE TO…