replace battery in car after original battery dying. Battery terminals were corroded replace battery now - light semi flicker. car will not start. Help!

Asked by Jan 23, 2015 at 03:03 PM about the 2002 Ford Explorer XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Pull positive cable back off of the battery for a few minute,s,make sure the key is not in truck,then put key in igintion to the on position and replace battery cable,should crank.

ok followed above directions and now engine is clicking when I turn the key. But nothing else. Any more suggestions? Thank you for help so far

62,115

If it is only clicking,check the battery,sound,s like it may be weak,or bad connection,at termanal,s.

obviously I am a girl asking these questions! How would I check the terminals to make sure connection is good besides pulling everything off and starting over

62,115

You may be a girl,but you answered your question your self,: ),,recheck the battery connection,s.

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thank you thank you! Will try now

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