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Just bought a 95 cougar wont start if I jump the stater goes but wont engage the fly wheel I reaplaced the starter same thing happens when you turn the key nothin

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It has a starter solenoid on the drivers side fender

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Recheck the battery, the starter doesn't care if your battery gives 12 volts, it needs CCA (Cold Cranking Amps),  Autozone will test this for free where I live, most likely where you live too.

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you can also check the 4 wheel drive vacuum switch on top of the transfer case...got mine for 10 bucks from parts store...fixed the problem

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Probably the ignition switch, neutral safety switch or clutch switch if it is a manual.

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SOURCE: STARTER WONT ENGAGE ONLY CLICKS UNDER HOOD STATER

If the clicking sound is coming from the engine bay, from the relay, you may want to have the starter itself checked out. You need to check if the ground cable from the engine to the chassis is secured. If that is OK, you may want to have the starter motor checked.

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