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Old 12-20-2013
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truck has no life

the past month my 03 ranger has been giving me problems all of them have been small minor parts. today i drove to the store and back just fine after about 45 mins i had to leave again but the truck wouldn't start. there is absolutely no sounds coming from anywhere other than me turning the key. its not the battery all electric devices work properly and the starter is only a few months old, the truck wont even push start. i have no more ideas on what this could be please help any suggestion is appreciated. thank you
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Does it have pats? The sensor could be acting up.
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its not the battery all electric devices work properly and the starter is only a few months old,
Just because you have a radio, headlights, dome lights, power to devices, it doesn't mean it's still not your battery.

The battery's biggest job is to crank that engine over.....that takes decent cold cranking amps (CCA's). I know the temperatures up there near the Sound have gone down and you're enjoying some snow right now, it's not out of line to suspect the battery being the culprit. When a battery's temp is super cold or super hot, they require higher CCA's to sufficiently crank the engine. People say winter kills batteries, but that's not the case....cold weather brings out low powered batteries. Hot weather too.

Have you hooked a good jump-box to it yet? Or even a second car with jumper cables yet? Or you could pull the battery and load test it.
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Assuming its a stick cause it wont push start. It could also be the safety switch for the clutch peddle not seeing the clutch depressed.
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Second on the clutch switch there is a thread on how to bypass it mine is straight wired but only because it used to be an auto and i didn't have the plug for the clutch switch.
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so i have tried the clutch switch turns out that's not the problem i also have swapped out the coil pack with a spare that i had for kicks turns out that did nothing as well. the truck does have pats and nether of my keys have a different affect.
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well to completely eliminate pats does the theft light flash rapidly when trying to start?
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I am having the same issue.
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