tried to start and one click then nothing

Asked by Oct 12, 2014 at 03:06 PM about the 2007 Ford Explorer XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Tried to start my 2007 explorer and it wont start.  It makes one click and then nothing and
the lights go off.

3 Answers

Check your terminals on your battery's it sounds like a bad connection

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if all the lights go off, I would suspect a ground problem. do like Bk said, but if the connections look good on the battery, check out the ground on the engine block.

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Sit in the vehicle then sound the horn. If it sounds weak suspect a bad connection or battery. If OK turn on headlights and repeat the sounding of the horn. With a good battery and connections these items should work perfectly. If not begin checking.

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