Question about 1996 Ford Explorer
I have a 97 Eddie Bauer. Truck ran great all day. I tried to start it this evening and there is no power except weak theft light on dash. And a clicking noise coming from the dash and speakers. Checked battery connections, everything is fine.
If last fix did not help. Look up parasitic drains on battery.
Posted on Oct 19, 2008
If you check the connection of the battery .
if you hear a cliking noise. and lights inside weak.
Is mean the battery is descharged or not good.
Try giving jumpstart cables. or with other battery.
Really I guess is a battery problem.
If the vehicle start. check if the Alternator is Charging.
I hope this could be a good point to start your diagnostic.
I hope work for you.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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