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2001 ford windstar, battery good, interior lights good not

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2001 ford windstar, battery good, interior lights good not headlights and no "click" when trying to start. any recommendations?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

It sounds like you have a defective starter. If you have a test light see if you have 12v on the small wore when the key is in the start position.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sounds reasonable however I do get a click when trying a screwdriver to the starter and I also changed the starter relay in the under hood fuse box
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

If you are jumping the starter and it only clicks then the starter is for sure bad. It is trying to engage but doesn't have the power to turn the engine over.

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