There is a tsb about the terminal at the starter, and there is a repair kit for it, read here:
No crank / starter terminal fatigue
Technical service bulletin
Reference number(s): 06-19-14, date of issue: october 2, 2006
Related ref number(s): 06-19-14
Some vehicles may exhibit a no crank condition due to an open circuit in the starter relay to starter
Motor circuit at the starter motor connection.
Follow the service procedure steps to correct the condition.
A new starter terminal wiring pigtail kit is released eliminating the need to replace the entire harness
For the terminal connection.
Refer to instruction sheet contained in wiring pigtail kit for wiring harness service procedure.
Warranty status: eligible under provisions of new vehicle limited warranty coverage.
1997-2007 crown victoria; 1997-2004 f-150 heritage; 1997-2006 expedition; 1998-
2006 e-series; 1999-2006 f-super duty; 2002-2007 explorer; 2004-2006 f-150; 2007
Explorer sport trac
Lincoln: 1998-2006 navigator; 2003-2005 aviator
Mercury: 1997-2007 grand marquis; 2002-2007 mountaineer
Note: terminal kit only services the starter relay to starter
Motor circuit. The kit does not service starter motor
Battery power circuit.
Note: reference the appropriate workshop manual service
Section 303-06 for removal and installation of the
Starter motor wiring terminal connection procedures.
Part number part name
6u2z-14s411-na wiring pigtail kit
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Operation description time
061914a install wiring pigtail kit (do not use with
Mt061914 claim additional labor required as actual time
Or use slts operation if available
Basic part no. Condition code
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