Inconsistent starting

Asked by Oct 24, 2016 at 07:09 AM about the 1996 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab 4WD SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I turn the key to the start position, it
sometimes it takes 3 or 4 tries for the engine to do
anything.  I'm thinking this is the starter, since
when the starter does try, it starts right up.  Am I
headed down the right road?

No answers yet

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • truck runs bad 3 answers

    truck is running like crap. when i start it, it dies. when i drive it it will idle for a minute then spit and sputter backfire and die. computer reads maf circuit high, system lean bank 1, tps inc...

    1997 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab Stepside SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • fault code 18 15 answers

    2.3 4cyl idles ok - skips when stepping on gas - no power -- have replaced TFI and no change a code book states intermittent tach signal or lost of signal.

    1985 Ford Ranger

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • On 1998 Ford Ranger 4x4 Speedo bags overdrive light blinks off and on check engine light comes on and truck wont shift right how can I fix Speedo 3 answers

    When I move my truck at 1 to 5 mile an hour my speedometer eggs which pedometer not working makes my overdrive light come on and transmission will not shift right it put it in the safe mode I have r...

    1998 Ford Ranger XL Extended Cab Stepside 4WD SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I am having starting problems with my truck 3 answers

    It starts well when the engine is cold but as soon as it gets heated up it wont start. I have to let it cooled down before it will start again

    2003 Ford Ranger 4 Dr XL Extended Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1999 Ford F150 V6 Trouble/Inconsistant Starting 5 answers

    I have a rear wheel drive 1999 Ford F150 V6. Last year I had some issues getting it started. I took it to a shop and they couldn't get it to not-start but thought my description sounded like a fuel ...

    1999 Ford E-150

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford Ranger Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Ford Ranger Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 1,400
#2 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 1,160
#3 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 730
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
3,110 Great Deals out of 209,134 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Tacoma
713 Great Deals out of 32,259 listings starting at $2,750
Used Chevrolet S-10
12 Great Deals out of 1,625 listings starting at $1,399
Used Dodge Dakota
125 Great Deals out of 4,329 listings starting at $995
Used Dodge Ram 1500
513 Great Deals out of 13,112 listings starting at $1,495
Used Jeep Wrangler
520 Great Deals out of 18,486 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
992 Great Deals out of 60,344 listings starting at $1,299
Used Ford Mustang
542 Great Deals out of 43,035 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford Explorer
1,096 Great Deals out of 72,155 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Ford Ranger For Sale
45 Great Deals out of 1,169 listings starting at $4,499
2010 Ford Ranger For Sale
23 Great Deals out of 503 listings starting at $2,999
2009 Ford Ranger For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 403 listings starting at $3,995
2008 Ford Ranger For Sale
25 Great Deals out of 516 listings starting at $2,999
2007 Ford Ranger For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 365 listings starting at $1,995