Ford bantam won't start

Asked by Guru2V56G Feb 24, 2020 at 04:35 PM about the Ford Bantam

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My ford bantam won't start in the mornings. It does
not swing, have to kick start it, during the day the
bakkie is fine. Auto elect guy said the battery n
alternator is fine, gt a new battery BT its doing the
same thing and making a tick tick noise when it
does start, wht can be the problem ?

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Check the amperage draw on the main battery cable. If it does not crank at all, it could be the key reader or the Computer Box. Are there any fault codes in the system? The Immobilizer light next to the clock, what is it doing. When the ignition is switched to the ON possition does this light come on for about two seconds and then goe out ? Does it stay ON or not come on at all ? Check the femail pins in the junction box where the relays plug in. Are these pins being pushed out through the bottom of the Junction box.

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