please help me figure out why my truck wont start

Asked by Sep 08, 2016 at 07:00 PM about the 2002 Ford F-150 Lariat Crew Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2002 crew cab Short wheel base truck and I can't get it to start. When I turn the key over it only makes a clicking sound loudly almost similar to it bogging down just as soon as it starts clicking. It has nothing wrong with the batter the starter or the solenoid. It seems to still be getting some type of juice to it also and every thing has 12v going through it as well because made sure to check all of that. So can someone please help me figure out why it wont start. Thank You so much in advance...... Tiffany

2 Answers

18,275

12v doesn't mean good battery fyi. Rapid clicking of the solenoid means not enough amps are getting through it. Either bad battery, poor connections or the starter is drawing too much

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Can you tell me why the starter has 12volts going to it without it even being turned on?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • my truck wont start or idle by itself 7 answers

    i have a 2004 ford f150 5.4l lariat triton it turns over but wont start and if i spray starter fluid in it ; it will start but i gotta stay on the gas it wont idle alone but what i dont get is why w...

    2004 Ford F-150 Lariat Ext. Cab SB 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • f150 xlt lariat wont fire up, can you help me, please? 8 answers

    i have a 1990 ford f150 xlt lariat 4x4 single cab and short bed but i can even get it to start and run, was running previously so i know it runs, just dont know what happened, i have replaced my di...

    1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 4WD SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • why wont my truck start 1 answer

    changed starter truck started for a week then would not start heard clicking noise then clicking stoped cleaned all cables checked all fuses and still nothing can you help me

    2006 Ford F-150 XL LB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why won't my truck start? 78 answers

    My truck: 1995 Ford F-150 4.9 liter, 6-cylinder Manual transmission My truck will not start. When I turn the key, it only clicks. It does not turn over. This I know: Battery: Checked at NAPA and...

    1995 Ford F-150 XL SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Please help 1 answer

    I have a 94 Ford ranger with the 2.3 5speed manual. I can't figure out why it will not start right away. It takes forever but it will finally start. I have to hold the gas down for it to start. Wh...

    1994 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab LB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford F-150 Questions

Ford F-150 Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 7,940
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 4,370
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,790
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,716 Great Deals out of 175,753 listings starting at $1,250
Used GMC Sierra 1500
824 Great Deals out of 68,200 listings starting at $2,484
Used Dodge Ram 1500
455 Great Deals out of 11,151 listings starting at $700
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
345 Great Deals out of 46,938 listings starting at $1,895
Used Toyota Tundra
444 Great Deals out of 34,312 listings starting at $2,700
Used Toyota Tacoma
544 Great Deals out of 40,814 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Mustang
474 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Explorer
944 Great Deals out of 72,518 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
549 Great Deals out of 29,235 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford Ranger
196 Great Deals out of 5,805 listings starting at $1,650
Used Jeep Wrangler
277 Great Deals out of 18,163 listings starting at $2,950

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
32 Great Deals out of 128,121 listings starting at $18,445
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
121 Great Deals out of 17,380 listings starting at $18,848
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
188 Great Deals out of 7,904 listings starting at $17,900
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
382 Great Deals out of 12,590 listings starting at $7,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.