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1995 ford ranger 3L standard transmission. Clicks every time I turn ignition switch. Checked 3 month old battery 12.6v. Replaced wheel well starter relay (shorted across still no luck).

New starter (voltage there 12.6v). When I put new starter on it worked a day or two and went back to clicking. Wiggled everything no luck. Disconnected & reconnected clutch starter safety switch. Battery connections clean. I realize this question is asked often but I have tried what other people say to try. Thank Donald

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Have you tried cross starting it? From the silnoid on starter?

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