completely dead, Wha happened!?

Asked by May 16, 2018 at 04:55 PM about the 2000 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My ranger has been running with a faulty ignition switch (operates w/o a key) and the battery drains if the switch isn't left in exactly the right place. (the alarm rings when I open the door if it isn't.) This morning I guess I didn't set the switch right cause the battery was partially drained by lunch, weak dome light and would almost start then start clicking when I tried to start the engine. Got a jump at work and made it home, tuened off the truck and tried a restart, got a funny clicking trhen a pop and now it is completely dead, no power to anything. The transmisson relay looks fine and the battery has jucie, but no power is making it to the cab.
HELP!! Gotta go to work tomorrow.

1 Answer

120,295

I think you are past due for a new ignition switch. Check the fuses as the pop may have been a short.

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:

Ford Ranger Experts

  • #1
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    1,720
  • #2
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    1,200
  • #3
    Bob Beaman
    Reputation
    1,100
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Tacoma
12 Great Deals out of 1,747 listings starting at $6,413
Used Ford F-150
136 Great Deals out of 11,442 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Frontier
8 Great Deals out of 438 listings starting at $3,700
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
98 Great Deals out of 11,118 listings starting at $4,950
Used Chevrolet S-10
4 listings
Used Dodge Dakota
4 Great Deals out of 130 listings starting at $4,795
Used Jeep Wrangler
21 Great Deals out of 1,837 listings starting at $3,494
Used Ford Mustang
36 Great Deals out of 1,232 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Explorer Sport Trac
62 listings starting at $2,995
Used Dodge Ram 1500
25 Great Deals out of 525 listings starting at $4,300
Used Toyota Tundra
35 Great Deals out of 1,524 listings starting at $4,500
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
19 Great Deals out of 810 listings starting at $1,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
76 Great Deals out of 10,343 listings starting at $2,495

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Ford Ranger For Sale
60 listings starting at $4,400
2010 Ford Ranger For Sale
33 listings starting at $7,215
2009 Ford Ranger For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 44 listings starting at $4,950
2008 Ford Ranger For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 76 listings starting at $5,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.