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scott wrote at 2014-01-22 18:50:54
This problem sounds very familiar, mine in a 1969 Mercury 351W. Perhaps other Ford/Lincoln/Mercury owners from that era have also experienced this. In my vehicle the starter solenoid is separate from the starter and mounted on the fender apron. It is certainly worth the effort to replace a cable or two.  

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I can answer most questions about autos built in the 1920 through 1990. Mechanical issues and technical questions are my expertise. I also have a general knowledge of most older automobiles. Keep in mind, I can only provide answers if the questions are very specific and complete. Without details, I can only speculate and that's not good for solving your problem.


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