My bronco starts every other day

10

Asked by Jan 11, 2014 at 04:10 PM about the 1995 Ford Bronco XL 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just bought a 95 bronco and a week ago it
randomly shut off and would not turn on
again no lights or anything. Change the
starter relay and starter solenoid and it
started right up but then the next day it
wouldn't start again but a couple days later
starts right up again. I have a new battery
and new alternator. Please give me any
guidance you have

8 Answers

17,675

Does it crank and no start or no crank?

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
10

No crank and no other power inside the cab except battery light on instrument panel

yes...well the frame to cable connection needs to be cleaned with a coarse wirebrush....follow the black battery cable until it comes to a spot where the lug is bolted to the frame/fender....take that bolt out of there and wirebrush that lug by holding it with a pliers and scrub the spot on the chassis where it will make electrical contact...put them together and with a NEW battery (if yours is five years old) will have full potential and the ignition relay will no longer drop out because it's only seein' 10.5 volts leading to your problem~

17,675

Check and clean battery terminals at battery.Check the small ground wire at the battery with the connector for corrosion. Check the ground wire where it bolts to the block.Check the small hot wire that goes to the solenoid on the starter for corrosion or loose connection.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
2,935

I would start by cleaning battery connection,checking battery cable to if there damaged and to make sure you have a good ground and charge the battery.

10

Already cleaned up battery terminals and traced positive wire to relay and starter. Will give cleaning the ground a try. Thank you

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
17,675

Check the small wire going to the solenoid at the starter too. These are bad about corroding or spreading out losing contact to start.

with the COLD weather is time for a NEW battery~

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Bronco

Looking for a Used Bronco in your area?

CarGurus has 220 nationwide Bronco listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Ford Bronco Questions

Ford Bronco Experts

#1 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 370
#2 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 160
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 140
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
3,387 Great Deals out of 205,063 listings starting at $1,273
Used Chevrolet Blazer
1,377 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ford Mustang
682 Great Deals out of 38,438 listings starting at $1,963
Used Jeep Wrangler
494 Great Deals out of 17,273 listings starting at $2,990
Used Ford F-250
542 listings starting at $1,977
Used Ford Ranger
220 Great Deals out of 6,906 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
1,077 Great Deals out of 31,938 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota 4Runner
381 Great Deals out of 20,178 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Explorer
1,449 Great Deals out of 72,800 listings starting at $985
Used Jeep Cherokee
342 Great Deals out of 53,698 listings starting at $2,495
Used Dodge Ram 1500
537 Great Deals out of 12,911 listings starting at $1,800