Electrcal

Asked by Jan 25, 2018 at 05:01 PM about the 1996 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Try to start and it just clicks and or goes off
& on
Moments b4 not a problem. Fairly new
battery
Connection to terminals good

4 Answers

200

It could be a few things The battery could be defective The terminals are loose or corroded Your starter is going/gone

Im going to hook up friends battery to rule out if battery is the cause. I know in older model car i had that when ignition makes clicking its was starter cylinoid. Alternator something of that ilk. If i hook up one of those code things will it tell me my problem without starting car

200

You can only read a code if the cel is on. And cel doesn’t tell you if it starter or battery

9,655

There's a starter relay on the fire wall. Check battery cables first to make sure they are tight and clean.

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