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  1. J

    Help car wont start

    To give you some history. I have an explorer 2001 with 168k miles. I noticed O/D light flashing everytime I drove longer than 10 minutes or so. Then out of nowhere about 4 months after i first noticed the o/d light, I started it up and heard a bunch of noise in the engine so I parked it and...
  2. T

    06 Mountaineer No Spark after changing Gaskets..

    So it all started with what I believed to be a vacuum leak. Although I couldn't seem to find it anywhere, then I came across lots of people saying that it was common for the Intake Manifold Gaskets to leak and cause a vacuum leak. So that's what I set out to change. After hours of actually...
  3. C

    Car Starts, runs for 5 Minutes Then .....

    Hey Explorer Fam. Happy 2017!!!!!! I have a bit of a problem. I have a 2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0 and when I start it it runs for a bout 5 minutes and the starts missing, and cuts off. If I try to restart it it turns but wont start, as if its out of gas. If I wait for about 30 minutes to an...
  4. B

    2004 Explorer turns over but won't run

    Okay, so I'm at a total loss, hopefully somebody can shed some light on this situation.... So I bought this explorer non running from a private individual, they replaced the engine out of another 2004 explorer 4.0 and they could never get it running, their mechanic said the timing jumped a tooth...
  5. M

    Turns over, won't run

    We recently got a 1994 Ford Explorer that didn't run for a year and the owner wasn't sure what was wrong. So far, we have determined it may be an electrical issue, so we replaced spark plugs, spark plug wires, and the coil pack. After this replacement, more cylinders fired but t still would not...
  6. 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...
  7. Glasken

    Dead batt, hot leads, wonky voltage

    Hey guys, been a while! I come to you all with a problem. Aside from my two lovely explorers, I also own a '94 Ranger XLT 2x4 that I use as a daily driver. It has remained stock and in excellent condition, except for an odd quark that has developed into a problem. The Story: In...
  8. V

    Only 6V on my Explorer fuel pump? Won't start. PATS?

    My '97 Explorer XLT stopped suddenly the other day, and I needed towing home. I assumed the fuel pump had died, so bought another. However, after a bit of poking around, there is only 6V at the pump, as well as at the inertia cut-off switch. All fuses are intact, All relays are good...
  9. M

    96 Explorer just stopped.

    I have a 96 explorer. I was driving and less than a mile after i left the truck stopped accelorating. I got it to the side of the road, the check engine light came on but the truck still was idling fine and the rpms would still increase and decrease. I shut the truck off and it hasnt started...
  10. K

    dash or engine off unless short starter relay on inner fender

    My explorer used to start with the key inthe ignition, untill it malfunctioned. The switch will turn on the dash but would not crank the engine. So i decided to short the inner fender starter relay with my key on the on possition for the car to crank and turn on. It was successful. My explorer...
  11. M

    Coolant leak, now it wont start - 02 XLT 4.0

    I have a 2002 Explorer XLT 4.0 and the engine coolant overflow hose developed a leak from rubbing against a pulley (not the skinny little over flow tube, but a fatter molded radiator hose, goes from bottom of overflow reservoir to the low end of radiator)... but that's not the problem.... I...
  12. W

    Help! Couldn't drive my truck home, won't start! Sputters

    Hello everyone. Tonight when I started my truck to leave work, it started fine, but then the RPMs went really low, and started to sputter. I hit the gas and everything was fine. Drove with co workers to Perkins for dinner. After dinner went back to my truck. Tried to start it again, and it...
  13. 0

    sport trac electrical problem PLEASE HELP

    I have a 2002 sport trac that a buddy and i have been putting an engine in. the engine is in and hooked up but i am not getting any power from fuel pump (could coincidentally be dead) and i am not getting any power to the little starter wire when i try to start it. starter relay clicks but thats...
  14. J

    92 explorer wont start

    Help! So i got in my car today and it started fine, went to drive down the road and it drove (barely shifting as usual). I forgot to close the rear window so i pulled over shut it then tried to start it and it wouldnt crank. Im in the process of doing a auto to manual swap and this morning i...
  15. W

    trouble starting my sport trac. HELP!

    Hey all, I'm new to this forum and hoping you guys can help me out. I own a 2001 Ford explorer sport trac. 6 years and no problems then all hell breaks loose with problems. My first problem was when I started my car in 10*F weather she barely could keep alive and after warming it up for a few...
  16. T

    Wont start

    so the other day i was driving my 1993 ford explorer xlt 4x4, 4L and went into a store, after i came out and went to start it there was one loud click sounded like from the solenoid on the fender by the battery the truck has a new starter and i cleaned all the battery connections then went to...
  17. L

    HELP!!!! No crank No Start issue

    Well first off hi, ive come to these forums for help on my 2004 explorer 4.0L V6 SOHC engine. Im going to explain from start to finish what happened to me and ill bold the most important stuff for the skim readers. One day I was headed to the doctor, that morning my car hesitated to crank, first...
  18. S

    Ignition Switch help?

    I have a 97 Explorer that developed a problem the last few days. When I turn the key backwards I have power and all lights and gauges work. When I turn key forward, as soon as the "key lock" button pops out I lose all power. Could this be as simple as changing the ignition switch or is it gonna...
  19. P

    another no start :(

    i have a rather puzzling issue with my 2002 explorer. i bought this vehicle used in the 2nd week of august and this is the first trouble i have had. i do have the door ajar issue and yesterday took all the door panels off and found no obvious broken wires. ( including within the boots in door...
  20. 0

    ranger turns over but wont start

    Hi went for a drive today for about a half an hour. i stopped and turned off truck for not longer than 5 mins. when i returned i was able to start engine, but it ran rough then cut out. i repeatedly tried to start it but nothing. it cranks but doesn't fully start. i banged on fuel tank, and same...
  21. M

    1998 Mountaineer Won't Start

    My 5.0L awd Mountaineer won't start. I was at work, drove home and then later that night when I went back out it will not start. The only thing it is doing is when you turn the key it make one loud click coming from right inside the engine bay area in front of the drivers seat. Is it a bad starter?
  22. J

    wont start when it is wet out

    i have a 92 explorer 4x4 5 speed. it has over 300,000 miles on it. My problem is when ever it rains or it is humid out the truck runs like shit or in todays case it just wont start. it has power, it will turn over but it wont fire up it will just sit there and turn over. im thinking somthing has...
  23. H

    keys reprogrammed 98 explorer sport will not start

    98 explorer sport 2 door, SOHC My keys and FOB were recently lost, so I called a locksmith and he brought his equipment and could not get a key made to turn the ignition to the run position, so he drilled out the old ignition cylinder and programmed a blank key that worked to start the car...
  24. R

    93 ranger wont start

    i have a 93 ford ranger 2.3 4cyl auto tranny with ac all factory no upgrades no high porphance parts. the engine will not start will turn over, but not start. i have cheak the timing replace rear coil pack and all spark plugs, it is getting gas, no fuses blown and all vacume lines are pluged...
  25. J

    94 explorer wont start!

    hello everyone, i recently purchaced a 94 for explorer in feb/march, it was running fine until recently. now it turns over but wont start. we replaced crankshaft sesor (2xs), ingnition switch, and key cylinder. still, all it does is turn over and does not start and still no spark...
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