Electrical Problems Starting the Ford Ranger - YouTube Click to view on Bing8:36Had the Ford Ranger fail to start for me twice now. Appears to be some sort of electrical gremlin by the starter relay, playing with the wires by the relay and the truck will start just fineAuthor: RDAllenViews: 19K 2000 Ford Ranger: battery terminale to the starter/relay 2000 Ford Ranger My friend pulled all the wires off the positive battery terminal. All that was bad was the cable to the starter/relay. Now, although he swears they are all back, there are no lights or anything. Then as soon as the neg. connection is made, it cranks (no key). Ford Ranger Wiring Diagrams – The Ranger Station Ford Ranger Wiring Diagrams DISCLAIMER: Activities and vehicle modifications appearing or described at The Ranger Station and it’s pages may be potentially dangerous. We do not endorse any such activity for others or recommend it to any particular person – we simply describe the experiences and opinions of other Ranger/Bronco II owners.