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What could be wrong with a 97 Ford Escort that only gets a click from the solenoid if the starter has been changed and the new battery tested OK?

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2004-12-26 01:01:28
2004-12-26 01:01:28

Check the starter relay Check/Replace the cables going to the starter. It sounds like there is insuffient voltage and current going to the starter. Did you replace the starter? It is possible that the teeth are misaligned during re-installation. Did you foget some washers or shims? The selenoid could be bad.

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