Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Possible electrical issue in a 1960 Ford F-350

asked by on

My car won't turn over. I think it's an electrical issue (6V system).

This vehicle being more than 55 years old would require an expert mechanic. You could have a simple battery issue, or more complex problems involving wiring, or starter issues. I recommend that you have a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come by and run a thorough inspection of your truck’s electrical system, for a proper diagnosis.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Interior lights are on, but car won't start

It sounds like you may have a bad starter. Some times starters will go bad intermittently. This is often due to a loose connection of some sort that causes the voltage to be lost in the path from the battery...

Q: Fuel gauge broke.

It sounds like you may have a bad sending unit in the fuel tank. Sometimes the old fuel sending unit floats no longer float in the fuel tank and will not show the proper level, these must be replaced. I...

Q: Wire came off of starter

Hi, if this is a large diameter wire like a battery cable then it may be the cable to the starter terminal. If it is a smaller wire, it may be a memory wire for the engine controls and things...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...