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1998 Ford Explorer. Won't start, just clicks, with new battery.

I bought a used 1998 Ford Explorer two days ago. While checking the vehicle out before I left, I shut the engine off, so the oil could be checked and topped off, if needed. The Explorer wouldn't start without a boost. The dealer said that I should have a full charge within fifteen minutes. An hour later, when I got home from the purchase, I parked it. When I tried to start it, last night, it wouldn't start, so I bought a battery today. It still will not start, not even crank over, it just clicks. The lights and radio work fine. What is the problem? Help!

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Check that the cabling going to the starter is ok. and the ground to the frame and the engine block.the other thing is that it is possible the starter has a "dead spot" in it.have someone turn the key to start and bang on the starter with a hammer .not too hard.the starter on ford starters usually have a solenoid and it is possible that is no good either...
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