Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

1999 Ford Expedition random intermittent problem when starting

(1999 Ford Expedition)
in Lakewood, CA on March 18, 2013
Sometimes when I try to start the engine it sounds like spinning gears making a high pitched grinding noise, like the starter isn't engaging or something. After I try it a couple times it will start and seem fine til it happens again. Like I said it is random as far as I can tell and fairly intermittent.
Displaying 1 answer & 0 comments
Popular Answer
of ACA Automotive on March 18, 2013
I would recommend to diagnose it, but it sounds like a starter problem. Make sure to check the flywheel teeth when you remove it.

ACA Automotive
Sign in to reply
Get a repair estimate
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide.
Or interested in getting a repair? Find a Shop

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
Hello, i own a 1997 ford expedition and i would like to know what is the best top battery post terminal connector to ...
Hello, i am want to replace a gem module with 1998-2003 and want to know if anyone of those year is compatible and work
Didn't find what you were looking for?