will a bad voltage regulator cause the truck not to crank or start..it juct clicks when key is turned new battery so far

Asked by Apr 06, 2014 at 09:28 AM about the 2001 Ford F-150 XLT Crew Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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No it shouldn't. I would check your negative battery connections to the frame and motor. These must be clean and tight. Try jump starting it. Put positive jumper cable on battery and the negative jumper cable on a metal part of the motor. If it then cranks it's a connection issue with the negative cable.

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