1999 ford windstar 3.8L engine. I replaced battery,altenator. Engine will only start when jump starting from another car. Could it be the starter

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Asked by Nov 22, 2014 at 07:35 AM about the Ford Windstar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Clicks when trying to start. Will start when jumping off with another vehicle.

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Had ALT checked, BAD! Repl. ALT. Still had to jump start.Then begin to R&R starter. Found starter bolts loose. This caused a poor ground connection, from BATT.to ENG. BECAUSE TRANS. SHOP DID NOT TIGHTEN STARTER BOLTS AFTER REPAIRS HAD BEEN COMPLETED.

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