What would cause a Ford Explorer not to start?
The most common reasons a Ford Explorer won’t start are a dead battery, an alternator problem, or failed starter.
Why is my car not cranking at all?
If your vehicle won’t start, it’s usually caused by a dying or dead battery, loose or corroded connection cables, a bad alternator or an issue with the starter. It can be hard to determine if you’re dealing with a battery or an alternator problem.
How do you diagnose no start?
Diagnose: Why Won’t My Car Start
- 1) Is the engine cranking?
- 2) Check the trouble code memory.
- 3) Check the crankshaft/camshaft sensors.
- 4) Check the fuel pressure.
- 5) Check the spark from the ignition coil.
- 6) Check if the injectors are opening.
- 7) Check the crankshaft/camshaft timing.
- 8) Check compression/leak down test.
How do you reset the anti theft system on a Ford Explorer?
- Insert the key into the driver’s side door lock.
- Turn the key once, but not all the way to unlock the door. Leave the key in this position for 40-60 seconds.
- Do this again, but turn the key in the opposite direction.
- Remove the key from the door, get into your Ford, and start the engine. The system should be reset.
Why would a car not start if the battery and alternator are good?
Not Enough Gas In The Fuel Tank This may seem obvious, but if you have a good battery, spark plug, and alternator, check if you have enough fuel in your car. The lack of fuel in the gas tank is a very common reason why a car won’t start.
How do you bypass theft system on a 1998 Ford Explorer?
How do I reset my Toyota anti-theft system?
When in the car, check the antitheft light to see if it is on; if on, it means the immobilizer is on. Use your key to turn on the car but not start the engine. The key should be in the position for 10-15 minutes, during which most of the car systems are running, which will also allow the antitheft system to reset.