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    2011 Starting Issues

    So recently I have been having issues with my Limited starting. While starting, it sounds as if the starter is staying engaged way longer than it needs to. (3-5 seconds after the car is running). I took it to the dealership and they diagnosed it as the fuel pump being the culprit. After...
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    Car Idle Problems -HELP-

    Hey Guys... So I do not know much about cars BUT I have been learning. This car is literally older than I am.. So I am trying my best to get this car running to its optimum efficiency. So CURRENT on going problem. STARTING the car is a bit*h. It takes me at least 2-4 turns to get this car to...
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    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.
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    2001 Ford Explorer XLT Won't Start

    Hello, I've recently run into a problem with my Explorer not starting. When I attempt to start the car, it doesn't crank or make any noise; it just sits in dead silence. When I have the key in the ignition with the front door open, the car make the alarm sound as it normally does, but then...
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    !99 Ford Expolorer Sport

    When I first start my explorer it will crank right over.But the next time I start it I have to floor the gas pedal.After it runs for about 5 minutes it will stop running on its own and I have to floor it and keep gas on it to keep it running.Any ideas on what might be the problem???
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    94 explorer starting issues..

    Hi, I have a 5speed manual trans, 4wd, 2door, explorer sport that won't start. Cranks but won't start, if I pop start it, it runs and starts after its been running.. I've changed the ignition switch, and I've checked the fuel pump relay circuit everything checks out and seems to be working. I...
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    Starting Problem

    Hey guys this is my first post, Im having a starting problem and I'm not sure what it is. When I turn the key all I can hear is a winding/ grinding sound. Any ideas? Thanks Ohh and also, is there a way I can upload a video of the sound on here?
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    1997 Ranger Starting Issues and Power Loss

    Hi guys, this is my first post here as I've run out of hope with this dang truck. It's a 1997 Ford Ranger, 2.3 liter 4 cyl standard. I've been using this truck as a daily driver for over a year now. The other day I jumped into my truck, everything ran fine, ran to the store and came home. The...
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    95 Explorer starting problem

    Hey every one i am new here and need a lil help plz. I have a 95 Explorer Ltd 4.0 4x4 I am having problems getting it to crank sometimes i can go to it and it will start rite up and some times it just clicks like the battery is dead, might start 20 times but then if i drive for 1/2 hr so so...
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    96 Explorer, Please Help

    Explorer Specifications: 1996 Ford Explorer XLT 134k miles 4.0L 4X4 Problem: My ford explorer sometimes runs rough and the battery gauge sputters. Sometimes it dies unless I accelerate. When driving it dies at stop signs and check engine comes on, but If I turn it completely off...
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    03 xlt 4.0 will turn over but will not crank

    I have an 03 xlt 4.0 that just died going down the road. Now it will turn over but wont crank and it will constantly backfire out the intake. Have been told everything from the timing chain to the mass airflow sensor. The haynes book says it could be either and I have mechanics that say it...
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    Starting issues.

    I have a 99 explorer with a weird starting problem. With a full battery( measured voltage and placed it on a starting charger) -- I place key in ignition. turn to on position. gauges fire up but voltage is low. I turn the key and total discharge ( no lights or indicators in cabin) It will not...
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    starting problems

    i have a 1999 ford explorer sport that has some starting problems .. when i turn the key i takes the truck and extra like 8 seconds to start dose any one know what this could be??
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    "Buzzing" Starter

    I have been under my 2002 Explorer xlt 4x4 (4.0L V6) for over a week now trying to figure this thing out. Here is what is happening: When I attempt to start it, it turns over twice and then begins "buzzing" (starter pinion doesn't have enough power to turn and just "sticks"). A few days ago, I...