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    Seized Injectors

    When I tell you that all 8 of my injectors are seized inside of my engine I’m not lying. I’ve gotten 3 out but they’ve taken about 30-45 mins each of careful prying and penetration fluid. I stopped at 3 because the next one I tried working on really did not want to budge and I thought I’d come...
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    Y-Pipe/Inlet Pipe

    So I have a 99 explorer sport, 2dr, OHV V6. Cats got stolen, left my o2 sensors and the flanges (Thankfully) Need the Y-Pipe/inlet pipe part number. I've Google it, checked several part numbers but it keeps coming up to the SOHC version and I've read it doesnt work. I have ford oem part number...
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    My first car a 1999 5.0 Eddie Bauer

    I got her about 3 years ago at the beginning of 2018 when I turned 18,when i got her she looked like a basically straight from factory eddie Bauer,we got it back when i was 6 in 2006 and it’s been through my mom my sis (through college) and now to me ;) going on 300,000 currently at 299,393. She...
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    New to me

    I have purchased a 1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4X4 and am doing some work on my own. I’ve already given her an oil change, cleaned the air filter (which had seeds in it, from a mouse or squirrel), and cleaned the maf sensor. Honestly, this is my FIRST vehicle, bought with my own money, and put under...
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    I need help specific to 99 explorer Eddie Bauer V6 only headlights not working

    Here's the deal. My low beams do not work via the switch on far left of driver side, all other lamps work including fogs. I have replaced the switch months ago and had no issues. However low beams failed to work recently so I removed the panel again exposed the switch I had installed. The...
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    99 Sport - Fuel Pump Question - Can reproduce

    So I have a wonderful 99 Explorer Sport that never quits.. until now... I have a 'crank wont start' issue that I can pin point an issue, but need an answer. 1) I swapped the relays... still won't start. 2) After sitting over night, I pushed the Fuel Pump schrader valve and nothing came out 3) I...
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    For Sale 1999 Mercury Mountaineer

    Hi everyone. The time has come to sell the Mountaineer. Those of you who have been on here for some time may know my truck. For those that don’t, most of what I’ve done is in my signature. I bought this truck in 1999 and have been the only owner. The 4.0 SOHC motor has 254,000 on it and I have...
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    Just bought a '99 Mountaineer

    Hey everyone, Just bought a '99 Mountaineer tonight. Lotta things I like about it, but plenty to fix and learn about. GSmith
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    1999 Explorer Dual Battery?

    Hi all, I’m looking into some dual battery set ups for my 1999 Ford Explorer XLT, however, there isn’t much space under the hood... has anyone done a dual battery set up in one of these before? If so, how did you do it? Pictures? And if not, what would be the best way to go with setting one of...
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    Better? 1995 Explorer or 1999 Exp Xlt?

    Which one is a better deal? Price $1,000- 1995 Ford Explorer Limited, 174k miles, no mechanical issues, runs and drives strong, straight body and paint, has things to fix like 2 power windows not working, new tires, new brakes, top console lamp not working, but good vehicle no leaks. VIN X Or...
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    Knocking in 4x4 Low?

    Hi Everyone! I've got my hands on a 1999 Explorer and I've been working on it for a few months now. I've found an issue that I just can't pin point. When the car is in 4x4 Low and you turn left or right towards the locks, it has a terrible clunking and knocking noise coming from the front end...
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    Help W/1999 Explorer

    I’ve Recently Gotton a 1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0 V6 and I wanted to Put some 33” tires on there. Either Mud/All Terrian. Wondering if anyone can help me find a 3” suspension lift that will work. Not one for another vehicle. Hopefully some of you have had one installed and you can send me a...
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    1999 Explorer Sport 4.0 SOHC Auto to Manual swap

    To follow up with my recent spam of posts I've been considering this swap since I got my X. I would like to hear from others about what they did and the parts used and the budget and time frame and any complications they came across. I know I need a transmission pedal assembly master and slave...
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    1999 Ford Explorer Sport TO DYNAMAT OR NOT TO DYNAMAT

    Here I go again with my stupid posts. The title pretty much covers my question should I actually go through with Dynamat-ing or using another sound deadener on my X to both A. Keep my music in my vehicle and B. To keep road noise out (Also C I cut my muffler off like the 17 year old boi I am but...
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    12v outlet/cigarette lighter not working

    Sup dudes and dudettes I've had this problem where i go to plug in something (phone charger, gps, led lights, etc.) into my 12v outlet on my radio bezel and it does nothing at all same goes for the one hidden behind that little door in the passenger footwell. For my lights I used the ground for...
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    1999 Explorer 4.0 OHV Trouble Shooting

    I know this question has been asked a lot but I need help. I bought this exploder and it has a hard start situation most of the time and check engine light with the infamous lean bank 1 and 2. The hard starting is random, sometimes it will start right up after sitting overnight. Temperature...
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    VIN Chassis number on Ford Explorer 1999 - Solved

    I had a very hard time finding my VIN on the frame. Its required by the goverment control in Sweden, not enough with the VIN in windshield or under the hood. This explorerforum have helped me SO many times, so I just thought I will share the location for others that needs to locate it. The vin...
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    explorer 5l vs mustang 5l

    So I wanted to know how I get get my 99 ford explorer 5.0 to run without all the emission bs that chokes performance. I've read that a performance cam can really help with horsepower. But I wanted to know if I can use internals from the mustang (pistons, rods, gaskits, and that kind of stuff) I...
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    My muffler rusted out on my way to work, and when I went to wire it up I got dripped on by something. I got home and went to leave again, and notices a HUGE puddle of tranny fluid from the underneath of the passenger side. I watched the fluid pour (small stream) out of the pipe thing... Idk what...
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    1999 Explorer. O/D off light blinking. Interesting question

    Hello, my name is Shaun and I own a 99 Explorer with 161K miles. I have noticed lately that during longer drives, my O/D light will begin flashing. I have done some research and heard people have a variety of problems when this happens, mainly transmission. My question is unique, when this...
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    1999 Explorer 4x4 55R5E Help

    Hey guys and gals, I am brand new to the forum and new owner of an older explorer, my first Ford. I bought a 1999 Explorer 2 door 4x4 from my step father out of necessity and lack of options (nothing to do with make and model, just older than I would have liked). I am a single father who...
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    99 ford explorer xlt 4.0 fuel problem or tranny

    My truck was running great. The check engine light came on and it was still running great. Didn't think nothing of the light. Then 2 months later it started running horrible like it wasn't getting fuel and the tranny was slipping. And wants to die while idleing in gear. But in park its fine. put...
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    1999 explorer sport 4x4 speed sensor - Need photo

    Hello. I am looking for a picture of what the speed sensor looks like on a 99 explorer sport auto 4x4, and where it would be located. My speedo and tachometer are both not working. I believe my tachometer is due to a faulty solder joint on cluster as it works if I put pressure on the front and...
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    Need Lift Help

    Hi all, New to the forum and I thought I would ask a quick question, does anyone know where to find a 2 or 3 inch body lift for a 1999 4WD 5.0 V8 Explorer? Ive looked everywhere and still can't find one. Would be very appreciated, Thanks so much
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    99 Eddie Bauer mach system subwoofer out

    My subwoofer went out a couple of days ago while driving. It is an aftermarket sub and is 2 months old and not blown. I know it's not blown cuz it comes on intermittently when I switch to cd. But now that has stopped completely also. So, now I have no sub. Any thoughts?