truck just clicks

Asked by Mar 12, 2016 at 09:42 AM about the 1995 Ford F-150 XLT LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I own a 1995 ford f150 that sometimes
starts and sometimes just clicks, anyone
have any ideas? I think its just my starter
but i want to be sure

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Should start by having the battery checked out to make sure it is good, then clean the battery cables on both ends.

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Dirty or corroded cables can be misleading, it makes it sound if the starter was bad but just doesn't get enough current to turn it. Check voltage at battery should be at least 12.4vdc, check the cables specially the one on the starter itself if those are good and clean, check the ground cable. If all these things are ok, check Voltage at the starter relay on firewall, if ur getting propper voltage going to the starter, replace starter

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