i have a 1998 ford winstar with a 3.8 engine. sometimes when i turn it over to start it i get nothing, not even a click, battery good, new starter, any suggestions?

Asked by Apr 15, 2014 at 02:06 PM about the Ford Windstar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

van will start just fine then on occasion when i try to start it i get nothing, not even a click. battery is fully charged, new starter, and all lights on van still work, even dash lights, it just won't start. acts like a dead battery, but as i said, battery is fine. i can go out a day or two later and it will start just fine. any suggestions?

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even if the battery is new...the alternator could be bad and not charging the battery. Also, check all connections to battery and starter, could be loose or bad connection.

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