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You need answer some questions first to rule some things out. Is the starter making a noise when you turn the key or is it just clicking? If the lights light, but the starter makes absolutely no noise, then the power cable to the starter is bad or contacts are corroded. If you hear a click every time you turn the key but that is all, then the starter is bad and needs replace. Once it is removed, most parts stores can test it for you. If you can hear the starter spinning but its going real fast then again the starter is bad. If the starter is working properly (like on a really cold day when it doesn't start right away) but the car still won't start, then the starter is fine and your problem is either in the ignition or the fuel system. You may be able to narrow it down if you can read the codes, otherwise it needs a mechanic and you need to decide what is the car worth to you.
Sounds like a bad starter or a bad battery cable connection to me. If you are certain that tyour battery is in good condition and fully charged, your battery cables are clean and tight and are making good connection on BOTH ends, replace the starter.
You mean that the starter is turning (cranks) the engine but the engine won't start? Be sure it is getting fuel. Turn the key to the on position and you should hear the fuel pump in the fuel tank run for a few seconds. If so that is good. If the fuel is being delivered then possibly you have no spark which usually is the electronic ignition module. The only way to test it is to replace it. Your timing chain or belt could be broken or "jumped" as the third possibility. I am leaning toward ignition module being bad as they just die without warning and nothing can revive them.
Check the battery connections--especially the positive terminal. Use a special wire brush tool from an auto parts store (cheap) to clean the posts and terminal interiors. Check the cable going into the terminal for corrosion as well--it may have damaged the interior wire. If no help, use a test light or meter to check for power at the starter solenoid. When the key is turned, you should hear a fairly loud 'click' from the solenoid. If it clicks, test for power at the starter terminal--when it clicks, power should appear at the starter. If so, the starter motor is defective and should be replaced. If no power, then the solenoid is defective. If no click at all, check the neutral safety switch for the automatic transmission or maybe the key switch itself. Hope this helps!
2 things 1 starter is bad its located on the driver side of the engine beside the oil pan. 3 bolts and 2 electrical connections
2 bad battery cables. i have replaced a lot of battery cables on these they let enough power through to get a click but not enough to start the engine. this cable is a special cable only available through ford or you can make 1 yourself
check the battery if its ok, check for power at the starter with a meter or a test light. it sould have a constant power source and one that has power when you turn the key to start. if those are there you need a starter
sound like a starter solenoid check with a test light . follow your positive battery cable to the solenoid check voltage on both big ternimals has some one turn the ignition to start and it should click and have voltage on both large terms. if you do have voltage on both sides you have a starter problem
do you still have all your power when you try to turn the engine over? If so get under the truck and find the starter. have someone turn the key over. listen you should be able to hear the starter click if it does than your starter is out. all you need to do is replace it.... you might be able to SLIGHTLY tap the starter with a hammer as someone turns the key over and see if you can knock it loose. NOTICE: This will not work but maybe once. so if you can get it started this way please have your starter replaced.