1992 Ford Aerostar replaced selenoid, but still have to bri

Tiny
RRHALL
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  • 1992 FORD AEROSTAR
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 300,000 MILES
When I turn the key to start the van, I get nothing but a few clicks under the hood, which I traced to some relays(or some thingys) mounted next to the selenoid, and have wire connectors/harness that click into them. I replaced the ignition switch, starter, selenoid, battery, and ignition cylinder. Before replacing anything, I could start it by bridging the selenoid. I still have to bridge it to start, what else could be the problem?
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Saturday, February 7th, 2009 AT 5:58 PM

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Tiny
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Hi:

really the only thing left is the starter relay or a broken wire to the starter. Have you checked to see if you are getting power to the relay?
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Sunday, February 8th, 2009 AT 1:04 PM
Tiny
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Ive replaced the solenoid, but where is starter relay? The wires to starter are fine, and I just replaced ignition coil and still can only start by putting key in run and jumping the solenoid with screwdriver
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Sunday, February 15th, 2009 AT 7:40 PM
Tiny
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There should be a relay block under the hood.
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Monday, February 16th, 2009 AT 8:45 AM

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