Truck won't Start. Only clicks

Tiny
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  • 1993 FORD RANGER
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 250,000 MILES
1993 Ford ranger 4.0 engine. Replaced starter and solenoid but still won't start. Only clicks. Wire from battery to solenoid gets hot and smokes
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Friday, March 18th, 2011 AT 11:06 PM

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Tiny
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Disconnect the wire at the starter relay S terminal -wire still smoking?
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Friday, March 18th, 2011 AT 11:54 PM
Tiny
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Yes, That is if the S terminal is the small push on wire. I disconnected the wire and used a screwdriver to jump the solenoid in an attempt to get the starter to turn. Still smoking and clicking.
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Sunday, March 20th, 2011 AT 11:32 PM
Tiny
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Disconnect the starter motor battery cable on the relay not the one that's coming from the battery is it still happening-
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Monday, March 21st, 2011 AT 12:01 AM
Tiny
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Yes, wire still smoking.
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Monday, March 21st, 2011 AT 3:44 PM

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