1998 Ford Explorer Q&A
1998 Ford Explorer Question: car wont re start.
There should be some 'no start' codes stored in the engine computer memory like for a bad crank sensor, cam sensor etc. Fords have 5 different types of codes to be read, many guys don't know how to deal with all of these. How old is your battery, because a marginal battery will crank over the engine, usually a bit slowly, but the computer will not let it start, because it sees a weak battery. I have seen many guys fooled by this, and because the headlights works fine, is no real test. You need to see at least 10.1 volts during cold cranking at the battery terminals, not 9.6, that is an out of date spec. - dandd
ok had thyis car a week. turned on with no problems. had to find secret switch just to open hood. she has an alarm. went through dmv, now the car wont turn. the horn does not work and the light sw...