99 ford ranger does not start. 3.0 liter auto changed start check fuses ,change battery, still nothing , have power for light, wipers, radio , when you turn key on totally dead need help

Brian Procinsky

Asked by Jun 25, 2016 at 04:49 PM about the 1999 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab Stepside SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

99 ford ranger auto 3.0 liter, engine does not start, change battery, starter
,check fuses all of them . when driving truck dies, willnot start, have radio
lights wipers work and still nothing turn key on and silence

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Most common problem are weak battery, dirty or corroded battery cables. If after verifying battery and cables are good. turn ignition key on and bypass starter relay located on fender wall. If still nothing happens, try jumping it on the starter itself. If still doesn't turn over, replace starter.


99 Ranger has a smart key. I f engine will not crank then anti-theft module has gone bad or you do not have proper key. If engine cranks then possible a bad crankshaft or camshaft sensor. Use DBII code reader to find problem..

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