99 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4 5 Speed V6

Asked by Jul 20, 2015 at 06:55 AM about the 1999 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab 4WD SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Yesterday while driving down the interstate
my truck completely shut off, no power
steering or anything. I pulled off to the side
of the road and tried starting it. Nothing, no
clicking like it was even trying to turn over.
While the key was in the accessory
position, everything on the dash like the
stereo and the scanner kept trying to turn
on. But they kept turning on and off. I
checked all the fuses in the truck and under
the hood. They were all fine. I had my dad
grab me a new battery on his way and it
wasn't the battery either. Although the
positive terminal was extremely hot. I also
heard a weird clicking noise under the
steering wheel. Any help on what needs
replaced or fixed would be greatly
appreciated! Thank you in advance!

3 Answers

3,115

maybe a short. check + wires and the ground wires

Checked all the ground wires and they're good and secure. And all the wires going to the relay are fine. I went to start it today and I had to time pushing down the clutch and turning the key perfectly, but I got it to try and crack over

3,115

best of luck

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • my 1999 ford ranger xlt 2 answers

    I have a 1999 ford ranger xlt 4.0l vs auto trans. Can I take a manual trans out of a 94 ranger that had a 4.0l v6 as well, put it in my 99 take the clutch peddle and all???

    1999 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab Stepside 4WD SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1988 Ford Ranger 2.9l v6 5 speed 4x4 2 answers

    Initially it needed a fuel pump. Got that in, it ran for a few days, then it wouldn't run at all. Randomly, seemingly when it was dry out it would run all day. I went ahead and did a tune up. I also c...

    1988 Ford Ranger XLT Standard Cab 4WD LB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 Ranger 4x4 very hard on fuel 2 answers

    I have a 2000 Ford Ranger 4.0 ,5 spd that gets about 300 kms per tank.There is no cel on and it runs great.But its a pig on fuel.Any ideas?

    2000 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Transmissions compatible with 1990 Ford Ranger 4x4 V6 4.0L 6 answers

    Rear seal was leaking and all the fluid came out of tranny. Had the fluid replaced seal replaced. Mechanic put it back together and now it won't go in to any gears. Mechanic says the tranny must be b...

    1990 Ford Ranger STD Extended Cab 4WD SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • ranger engine swap 8 answers

    how hard is it to put a ford 302 in a 1998 ranger 4x4? i have a spare 3 liter engine and 5 speed tranny in my garage

    Ford Ranger

    -

    Car Customization

Ranger

Looking for a Used Ranger in your area?

CarGurus has 6,719 nationwide Ranger listings starting at $1,450.

ZIP:

Search Ford Ranger Questions

Ford Ranger Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 1,440
#2 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 1,180
#3 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 750
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,693 Great Deals out of 211,512 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Tacoma
616 Great Deals out of 35,102 listings starting at $2,155
Used Nissan Frontier
433 Great Deals out of 24,034 listings starting at $1,900
Used Chevrolet S-10
10 Great Deals out of 1,655 listings starting at $2,450
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,287 Great Deals out of 155,182 listings starting at $1,395
Used Dodge Dakota
122 Great Deals out of 4,295 listings starting at $1,495
Used Dodge Ram 1500
530 Great Deals out of 12,822 listings starting at $1,995
Used GMC Sierra 1500
937 Great Deals out of 62,257 listings starting at $1,395
Used Jeep Wrangler
393 Great Deals out of 19,082 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford Mustang
362 Great Deals out of 44,353 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Tundra
584 Great Deals out of 30,718 listings starting at $2,637
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
395 Great Deals out of 45,058 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Ford Ranger For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 1,084 listings starting at $3,999
2010 Ford Ranger For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 476 listings starting at $3,450
2009 Ford Ranger For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 382 listings starting at $3,995
2008 Ford Ranger For Sale
25 Great Deals out of 507 listings starting at $2,995
2007 Ford Ranger For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 352 listings starting at $1,995