96 ford ranger.....after sitting for a few days sluggish to start..any idea..got new battery ..not it...


Asked by Jun 05, 2017 at 02:10 PM about the 1996 Ford Ranger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After my truck sits idle for a few days; it does not turn over easily. After I drive it, make many stops when it is warmed up starts right away....new battery has not fixed this problem..any ideas?
Thank you, Dianne

2 Answers


Possibly a bad alternator, parasitic battery drain or a bad battery cable connection.

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Thank you for your ideas; have passed them onto Ford Canada when they do one hour diagnostic check on it. Cheers

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