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I took a relay out and put it right back in, and now truck…

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I took a relay...

I took a relay out and put it right back in, and now truck doesn't have any electrical power at all, nothing comes on

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Has the car been starting normally?

270000 and no, it has been starting rough the last 2 mornings, then running perfect through the day.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2001 sport trac

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, and just checking the fuel pump relay, with the result I just described

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Which relay was removed?

What is the battery voltage?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I'm not sure, It was one of the larger square block ones, switched it with one that was exactly the same...part numbers, etc.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
that's all that I did
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
now I have a continuous clicking sound coming from the inside of the truck, the key is off and removed from ignition and still have clicking sound
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 6 months ago

What is the battery voltage?

Do the headlights work?

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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 6 months ago

Angel, I need to step out for a while. I can continue to help later. So far you are giving me plenty of symptoms that point to a weak battery or poor connections at the battery. Can you try a jump start and let me know those results?

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