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A 2011 ranger 4.0 ltr engine won't start. pulled up in

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a 2011 ranger 4.0 ltr engine won't start. pulled up in driveway and went in house, came back shortly and tried starter, it only chattered like a dead battery.
JA: Did you test the battery with a voltmeter? And have you ever changed one before?
Customer: we charged the battery to 13 volts and still nothing. we changed the stsrter adn no avail
JA: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: charged battery, boosted, changed starter. my neighbor is doing the work. i'm disabled and can't do the work.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: the truck has only 12.500 miles and no indication of stsrting problems before this point.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

is it clicking at the starter?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
but older starter didn't turn when hooked to cables outside of vehicle
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

did the new 1 bench test?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
i'm oon ss and can't afford a lot of expenses. do you have an answer yes/no?
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

it sounds like the new starter is defective, did he bench test the new starter????????????

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
no, just clicking again.
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

then the new starter is defective...have the parts store bench test it before you leave

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
ok thanks
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 2 months ago.

hope you can rate my service 5 star

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