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Engine not cranking no theft light - 2003 Ford Ranger Regular Cab

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  • kevin carpenter May 11, 2010

    do you mean by not cranking the starter mtr not engauging? if so check your battery connection make sure there clean and tight if not fix that problem first good luck and let me know how it gose kdc744



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First make sure the battery is fully charged and also check the flywheel make sure the starter is not jammed because you will also get this problem if it is also check the last time you replaced the drive belt because it is suppose to be changed every 40,000 miles

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