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92 ford tempo won't start again

I have replaced the starter twice in 2 months and now it's doing the same thing a month later. don't know what it is but i need to find out as my daghter drives the car and I wouldn't want her to get stuck somewhere. thanks 1994 Ford Temo, Have replaced the starter, soloind, tested the battery and receiving 13v, 12.5v at the soloind and 12 at the starter, car contines to just click will not turn over. Tried starting at the soloind also and will only click....any ideas?

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  • james_mulher Jun 01, 2009

    No, not even sure how to test it with the car not started

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Have you checked the ALT?

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My starter was doing the same thing and I had a oil leak which was dripping in the starter and shorting it out, have someone check and see if the starter has oil inside of it, if so this will short your starter out,

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