The starter relay on a Ford vehicle can be located by following the positive cable from the car battery. It is normally present on the passenger side of the engine block, toward the transmission bell housing.Continue Reading
The starter relay plays a very important role in providing power to the starter that makes the ignition turn on. There are specific instructions necessary to locate the starter relay.
To replace a starter, jack up the vehicle, disconnect the battery, locate the starter, remove it, and install a replacement starter. Reconnect the battery, and test the replacement. Wear appropriate protective gear when working.Full Answer >
A starter relay switch is an electrical component found in vehicles that completes a circuit between the battery and the starter motor when the ignition switch is activated. The starter relay isolates the ignition circuit from the much higher current that the starter motor requires to operate.Full Answer >
A car starter relay switch is usually located near the battery. To find it, follow the supply wire. A car starter relay switch is a small metal or plastic box that typically has four spade terminals.Full Answer >
Wiring an ignition switch involves locating the ignition switch, identifying the pins, disconnecting the negative battery cable, connecting the lead wire to the ACC terminal, connecting the relay wire to the ST terminal, connecting the ignition wire to the IGN terminal and reconnecting the negative battery cable. Disconnecting the cable exposes the terminals and enables the power lead wires to be connected to the terminal of the switch.Full Answer >