how come when you turn the key on a Ford F150 Extended Cab XLT? and nothing comes on, all it does is click, it sounds like it is coming from the computer box

Dolores Fields

Asked by Apr 10, 2016 at 10:22 AM about the 1997 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How come when you go to turn the key on a 1997
Ford F150 Extended Cab and .when you go to turn
the key on all it does is click? Does it have a
computer box?

4 Answers

Dolores Fields

I thought it was the computer box, cause the clicking sound comes from underneath the steering column

Dolores Fields

I thought it was the computer box

Dolores Fields

What is it then?

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Do you have good battery power?? turn your headlights on are they bright? if not check your battery, if that checks out then under the hood near the battery there is a starter solenoid, with the truck in park, key in the run position, jump the two large terminals to see if it cranks over.

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