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  1. J

    Transmission clunk(metal on metal) when when first shifting from 1st into 2nd gear

    Hello, I have a 2005 ford explorer 4.0. it has 195k miles on it and i assume the second transmission in it (but I don't really know, i just read that those 5r55s transmissions blow up at about 135k miles). I did 3 pan drops and fills and had to replace the solenoid pack. My transmission makes a...
  2. B

    2000 4.0 SOHC - Stumbles on warm start, but then smooth. What to clean?

    2000 4.0L SOHC 136,000 miles When Starting a Cold Engine It always fires up immediately, idles properly, and runs perfectly. When Starting a Warmed-Up Engine - With no gas pedal applied, it stumbles on startup and doesn't start. It requires more than one attempt to start. - If 1/8 - 1/4 gas...
  3. D

    93 Explorer dies and won't start again for minutes after a hard stop or turn

    I have a 1993 Ford Explorer Sport. In the last month I've replaced the ignition coil pack, spark plugs, plug wires, and battery. Both before and after all of those parts being installed, my truck will stall and die when panic stopping or taking a hard turn. Not only will it die, but it won't...
  4. M

    Help with Remote Start Install

    Hey all, I've been wanting to get around to installing a remote start system on my 2003 XLT 4.0 AWD. With winter fast approaching there's no time like the present. I was wondering if any of you could recommend a system and how exactly I go about installing it or any tips/tricks I should be...
  5. K

    Greetings from Texas

    Good evening all, I currently own a 1996 Ford Explorer XLT. I came across this forum while trying to find a fix to a starter problem. I've read a lot of threads still not quite finding what I needed... My wife decided to drive the truck low on gas and managed to park it at our home. We had a...
  6. M

    Quit running and won't start

    Hi Guys... Wife was driving the 2001 Sport Trac and it started to lose power, then stopped running. I checked it out and when I try and start it, it produces a rythmic clicking sound. Checked the battery and terminals and it appears the car is getting sufficient power... never did this before...
  7. J

    Vehicle always stars but putters

    Hello, I own a 2013 Ford Explorer XLT Flex Fuel and I am having a problem when I start the vehicle. It always starts, however, it does not start like when it was new. It sometimes starts right away but sometimes it will putter for about two to three seconds and then it starts. Usually it...
  8. Z

    Help no start

    Hi all I don't if the is the same or not but here's what has happened to me yesterday So I had a mechanic look at my truck for another issue and he tried to jump or reset the computer with a jump wire for the positive to the negative battery cable so he told me, now when I drove it home the...
  9. NickyB

    [Solved] 2016 Explorer Remote Start Problem

    Hi Everyone, I was not able to find a thread that seemed to align specifically with my issue. I have a 2016 Ford Explorer Sport 401A Package. This means it has the wireless key FOB with the factory installed remote starter and perimeter alarm. I recently used ForScan to remove the double honk...
  10. M

    Starting issue 94 Ranger

    I replaced the battery because that was an issue from the start. Then I tested the starter the starter is fine. I'm having an issue where when the clutch is to the floor it still does not want to start. It is an intermittent issue but I'm not sure where to start.
  11. A

    I don't know what's wrong. need fix.

    i have 2 problems with my 2008 Ford Explorer XLT 2WD. 1.) when I try to start it, the engine hesitates for like 5 seconds then starts. Just 2 days ago I changed my EGR valve cause my check engine light was on, I thought this would solve the problem but it didn't. Any ideas what it could be...
  12. M

    Need Help, car won't start

    Hi all, We just did a job on our 4.0 sohc 2003 explorer xlt. We replaced the driver side valve cover/gasket. In order to do so we had to remove the intake manifold, as well as many electrical, vacuum connectors, etc. We got the job done and everything put back together, but the car...
  13. C

    2013 Explorer Won't Start (Start Button Doesn't Respond)

    So my Ford Explorer 2013 Limited is giving me hard times.. First I was driving and randomly all electronics went off, back on and back off again. So i'm driving and non of the electronics is working, including speedometer. I stopped, turned the car off, and then it wouldn't start again. Start...
  14. M

    1998 Sport, 4.0 Crank no start. Help?

    Friend of mine has a 1998 sport, with a crank no start. We found that the key was bad, causing the theft light to blink, I missed the light since he was cranking it and I was under the hood, we used the spare, and it started right up, we thought we had fixed the problem. Then when he tried to...
  15. D

    "POW" then won't start.....1999 sohc

    Hey everyone, 1999 explorer sport sohc won't start. 145,000 miles. It has been bucking/hesitating some ,the last two weeks. Yesterday went to start it and there was a backfire "POW"and gas smell. Will not fire at all. Any ideas or had same issue? Thanks
  16. R

    Remote Start Problem

    Greetings. I just became a proud owner of a 2007 Sport Trac, and am loving it. I am still figuring out a lot of its bells and whistles, but it appears to have an after market remote start (the FOB does not have "FORD" on it, or any other brand name). The lock/unlock functions work on it, as...
  17. T

    2005 Explorer alarm install...STUCK?

    Howdy folks.. I took an an EX projoject that has me stumped. I am installing an alarm in a 2005 EX XLS. I have seen the 2004 mountaneer install as well as many wiring diagrams. I have the relays wired and ready and a pack of 1 amp diodes waiting to be told what where to go :) I have also...
  18. R

    Not starting

    Have 2002 Explorer. Twice this month, it would not start, it would turn over, but not start. Then suddenly started. Yesterday, drove to store, no problems, and when I came out, it would not start. It acts like it wants to start, but wont kick in. I can hear the fuel pump and the safety...
  19. J

    Start Issue

    Hello forum, 1999 XLT Explorer Recently, I went to start the truck (which normally runs and starts perfectly) and when I turn the key to position 1 all seems well but when I go to position 2 for the actual start I get not a peep. However, I tried a few times a few minutes later and she...
  20. I

    '00 B3000 Irregular Starting - Fuel Pump?

    Hi all, This is my first post on the forum, but I've been using the extremely useful tech tips to do a bunch of regular maintenance projects on my B3000. But here's an issue I really need help with: Sometimes the truck starts and runs without any problem. Other times, especially when it...
  21. F

    Starter motor/ ignition no start problem.

    Okay when i turn the key to start i Hear a servo in the power dist box click but nothing else happens. The check engine light does come on when i put the key to "on" when i turn it to start the ebrake light, and check oil light come on along with the door chimer. Also when at on the abs light is...
  22. F

    1994 ex wont start!!!

    My 94 ex has been sitting since october, Now im back around to it and I went to start it NOTHING! I couldnt hear the pump come on so i removed the pump and bench tested it and it works so i put it back in but i have it rigged to the battery with a switch for testing purposes So when I go again...
  23. C

    96 Explorer Starts when Cold and Loses Power

    Hi, I've read a few threads, but cannot find anything that matches my problem. My explorer (4.0) starts great the first time of the day or after sitting for a while. But I cannot run a 20 minute errand and expect it to start again. It cranks, almost catches, or catches and idles at 200-400 and...
  24. P

    Start Up Issues

    When I leave my truck over night and crank it in the morning (especially when it's cold), the RPM's are half normal and the truck shakes as if it's going to stall. The lights will flicker and the exhaust smells lean. After 5-10 second the idle will stabilize or I can manually fix the idle...
  25. The overload relay with the start capacitor.

    The overload relay with the start capacitor.