Won't start may be a bad ground?

Tiny
JACOBTUDISCO
  • 1997 FORD RANGER
  • 141,000 MILES

1997 ford ranger won't start, fender solenoid fires but engine doesn't turn over. Can be push started. Replaced terminal connector and ground lead off of negative battery terminal.

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 12:35 AM

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Tiny
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Seems like the starter is bad. Did you try applying battery voltage to the starter solenoid to tst if the starter cranks?

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 1:23 AM
Tiny
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Turned out it was a bad ground off of the starter. Once that was fixed it would start right up. Avoided a lot of trouble

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 2:58 AM
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Glad to know you have the problem fixed.

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 5:07 AM

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