Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts!

Go Back   Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts! > >
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Welcome to Ford Ranger Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread

  #1  
Old 04-27-2010, 07:12 PM
RangerJustin RangerJustin is offline
~+!)@(#*$&%^
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 3,033
Send a message via AIM to RangerJustin Send a message via Skype™ to RangerJustin
Default Not starting...no idea where to begin.

So I have had the truck disconnected from power for about 24 hours while I removed my radio and off road lights. I had the battery checked it is fine. I have nothing, no lights not even a sound at crank. Any ideas on where to start??
__________________
Sold:2004 XLT 4x2 Ext. Cab. 3.0 Mods: 3" spindle, AAL, shackle, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, billet grille, clear corners, flow 40 dumped, line-x, CB/PA, traction bars, lil sound system, auto up down windows
Sold:2005 XLT 4x4 Ext. Cab. 4.0 Mods: ProComp lights w/ HID swap on tabs, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, CB/PA, black out heads/corners, lil sound system, cranked t-bars, flow 40 dumped, line-x, shell, bed rug, 06+ tails, metal tail gate handle since plastic one shattered, OHC, Mustang Dome.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-27-2010, 07:33 PM
Tom Tom is offline
Ranger Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 6,829
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

You check the fuses?

So essentially you have no signs of power? No lights, interior or exterior? You sure the battery is connected tightly? It's possible the battery connectors need replacing.
__________________
2006 Ford Ranger Sport 4.0 2WD on 32x11.50R15s
-3" Doetsch Spindle Lift


Using the forum:
How to Post on the Forum
Creating a signature (do this before asking any questions)
Upload an Avatar (image of your Ranger)
How to Post Pictures on the Forum
Switch the site layout: Light Theme or Dark Theme

Things to do:
Participate in Truck of the Month
Participate in the Ranger Photo Contest
Participate in the Non-Automotive Photo Contest
Become a Site Contributor
Shop at the FordRangerForum.com Store
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-27-2010, 08:32 PM
RangerJustin RangerJustin is offline
~+!)@(#*$&%^
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 3,033
Send a message via AIM to RangerJustin Send a message via Skype™ to RangerJustin
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

Will do the fuse checking tomorrow...

No signs of power. Just drove it all weekend with no probs.
__________________
Sold:2004 XLT 4x2 Ext. Cab. 3.0 Mods: 3" spindle, AAL, shackle, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, billet grille, clear corners, flow 40 dumped, line-x, CB/PA, traction bars, lil sound system, auto up down windows
Sold:2005 XLT 4x4 Ext. Cab. 4.0 Mods: ProComp lights w/ HID swap on tabs, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, CB/PA, black out heads/corners, lil sound system, cranked t-bars, flow 40 dumped, line-x, shell, bed rug, 06+ tails, metal tail gate handle since plastic one shattered, OHC, Mustang Dome.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-27-2010, 09:31 PM
zatticus zatticus is offline
Ford Rangers
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 221
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

You tried jumpstarting it right?
__________________
1994 Ford Ranger Splash
3.0L Automatic. Not much but she's mine.

I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-27-2010, 09:50 PM
RangerJustin RangerJustin is offline
~+!)@(#*$&%^
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 3,033
Send a message via AIM to RangerJustin Send a message via Skype™ to RangerJustin
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

Went and had the battery checked, it was fine.
__________________
Sold:2004 XLT 4x2 Ext. Cab. 3.0 Mods: 3" spindle, AAL, shackle, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, billet grille, clear corners, flow 40 dumped, line-x, CB/PA, traction bars, lil sound system, auto up down windows
Sold:2005 XLT 4x4 Ext. Cab. 4.0 Mods: ProComp lights w/ HID swap on tabs, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, CB/PA, black out heads/corners, lil sound system, cranked t-bars, flow 40 dumped, line-x, shell, bed rug, 06+ tails, metal tail gate handle since plastic one shattered, OHC, Mustang Dome.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 04-27-2010, 09:51 PM
RangerJustin RangerJustin is offline
~+!)@(#*$&%^
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 3,033
Send a message via AIM to RangerJustin Send a message via Skype™ to RangerJustin
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

Checked the fuses, didn't see any blown. Might have to break down and take it in to the shop dammit.
__________________
Sold:2004 XLT 4x2 Ext. Cab. 3.0 Mods: 3" spindle, AAL, shackle, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, billet grille, clear corners, flow 40 dumped, line-x, CB/PA, traction bars, lil sound system, auto up down windows
Sold:2005 XLT 4x4 Ext. Cab. 4.0 Mods: ProComp lights w/ HID swap on tabs, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, CB/PA, black out heads/corners, lil sound system, cranked t-bars, flow 40 dumped, line-x, shell, bed rug, 06+ tails, metal tail gate handle since plastic one shattered, OHC, Mustang Dome.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-27-2010, 09:57 PM
Vrod21 Vrod21 is offline
Ford Tough
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 325
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

Try to jump it. I had a battery test normal but it wouldn't start my old truck. It's at least worth a try
__________________
(SOLD) 2003 Ranger 4.0L V6 FX4
2001 F150 Supercrew Triton V8 (DD)
2008 Fusion 3.0L SEL V6 (my baby)
1992 Taurus SHO MTX (my toy-almost Supercharged)
2004 Nissan Murano SL AWD (Wife's car)
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 04-29-2010, 04:55 PM
RangerJustin RangerJustin is offline
~+!)@(#*$&%^
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 3,033
Send a message via AIM to RangerJustin Send a message via Skype™ to RangerJustin
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

So I had the tow truck guy come out and he fixed it...I am an idiot, I didn't tighten the nuts on the front of the fuse block tight enough...*******. Oh well at least it is working.
__________________
Sold:2004 XLT 4x2 Ext. Cab. 3.0 Mods: 3" spindle, AAL, shackle, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, billet grille, clear corners, flow 40 dumped, line-x, CB/PA, traction bars, lil sound system, auto up down windows
Sold:2005 XLT 4x4 Ext. Cab. 4.0 Mods: ProComp lights w/ HID swap on tabs, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, CB/PA, black out heads/corners, lil sound system, cranked t-bars, flow 40 dumped, line-x, shell, bed rug, 06+ tails, metal tail gate handle since plastic one shattered, OHC, Mustang Dome.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 04-29-2010, 04:58 PM
zatticus zatticus is offline
Ford Rangers
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 221
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

__________________
1994 Ford Ranger Splash
3.0L Automatic. Not much but she's mine.

I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 04-29-2010, 05:07 PM
Vrod21 Vrod21 is offline
Ford Tough
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 325
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

Well it's good to know it's back up and running. We've all done something like that.....but its still funny.
__________________
(SOLD) 2003 Ranger 4.0L V6 FX4
2001 F150 Supercrew Triton V8 (DD)
2008 Fusion 3.0L SEL V6 (my baby)
1992 Taurus SHO MTX (my toy-almost Supercharged)
2004 Nissan Murano SL AWD (Wife's car)
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 04-29-2010, 06:10 PM
SmokeyMcPot420 SmokeyMcPot420 is offline
Ford Tough
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 388
Send a message via AIM to SmokeyMcPot420
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

Maybe it was just pissed at ya cause your getting rid of it lol
__________________
1998 Ford Ranger

147,000 on chassis, 50,000 on engine.
3.0 v6 5 speed 4x4...4x4 don't work lol

What I hope to do- Paint wheels, new head unit, exhaust, fix four wheel drive.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 04-29-2010, 06:12 PM
RangerJustin RangerJustin is offline
~+!)@(#*$&%^
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 3,033
Send a message via AIM to RangerJustin Send a message via Skype™ to RangerJustin
Default Re: Not starting...no idea where to begin.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ajmes942 View Post
Maybe it was just pissed at ya cause your getting rid of it lol
That was what I figured it was, it didn't want to move away from its nice parking spot.

Just de-stickered it a few minutes ago...sad times.
__________________
Sold:2004 XLT 4x2 Ext. Cab. 3.0 Mods: 3" spindle, AAL, shackle, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, billet grille, clear corners, flow 40 dumped, line-x, CB/PA, traction bars, lil sound system, auto up down windows
Sold:2005 XLT 4x4 Ext. Cab. 4.0 Mods: ProComp lights w/ HID swap on tabs, 32x11.5 on 15x8s, CB/PA, black out heads/corners, lil sound system, cranked t-bars, flow 40 dumped, line-x, shell, bed rug, 06+ tails, metal tail gate handle since plastic one shattered, OHC, Mustang Dome.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Got a crazy idea Ranger01 Interior Tech 6 01-31-2010 10:37 PM
Idea>>> RAT Ranger Exterior Tech 7 12-09-2009 06:54 PM
idea for the site greyghost Site Announcements, Comments and Suggestions 9 09-22-2009 08:33 AM
site idea greyghost Site Announcements, Comments and Suggestions 4 09-13-2009 03:35 PM