94 Aerostar starter clicks a few times before starting
1994 FORD AEROSTAR
I have a 94 Aerostar XL 3.0 liter passenger van with 183000. Sometimes when I try to start the van as I turn the key the engine only clicks once and doesn't turn over, if I keep trying to start (repeatedly "hit" the ignition) the van it eventually (after 3-6 atttempts) starts. I've checked the battery and replaced the starter selonoid. I've noticed that ignition switch seems loose in that the key sometimes gets "wedged" crooked inside the Chrome bezel ring and can't remove the key until I jiggle it to align the key and the bezel. Before I spend the money to replace the starter, could the iginition switch being loose have anything to do with the starter behavior "hit and miss"?
Many thanks in advance!
have the same problem?
Friday, November 9th, 2007 AT 12:04 PM
Yes, that is highly possible, if it is loose as you say it can easily make connection for a split second then loose it.