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My 1999 expedition 4.6 l sometimes will start and sometime it will not. it has over 180,000 miles and this seems to be an on going problem with these vehicles
what is the problem?

(1999 Ford Expedition)
in Woodbridge, VA on March 20, 2016
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on March 20, 2016
17+ years, 180,000 now an intermittent no start.. Not bad! .. Testing at the time the no start condition is present required!
on March 20, 2016
EASY on them FORDS NOW! got the same engine you got on a 2000 F150,except i got 311,150 miles on it! only problem i had with not starting sometimes was the original factory fuel pump went out on me SLOWLY.and that was last year.listen to ANSWER #1!! he does this for a living,BUT, only has been doing it for OVER 40 YEARS,and YES,he has SEEN it ALL!!
on March 20, 2016
They good vehicles, 4.6 done proved itself! .. Now some of the later engines have too but still got a ways to go yet, I think.. Always been partial to GM but got to give credit where it's due!! .. I've owned a few Fords, nary a complaint on any of em! Just need to know which models to buy, from any of the makers ... Some of em are just better than others.. No matter who makes them or where they made.. Guess we have a bit of an advantage after working on about ALL of em though .. Part that I can't understand is why people just go buy something without doing a little research on it like, asking somebody that works on various makes and models about it.. Ask a *mechanic* what kind of vehicles they own ! Not the dude at Jiffy Lube or Walmart, somebody that actually works on vehicles..and 'been doing' it for a living! .. There's some junk out there that I don't even like to have to take for a TEST DRIVE.. I got a list!
on March 20, 2016
i would bet 100,000 to 1 that Subaru is on that list,if not the first i'd say it's on your list!and these people kill me that have bought these Mercedes and BMW's just to keep up with the "Jones' es"THEN they have to have them worked on!! then they ---- all of their self when they find out how much it cost to work on em!! Oh,i could have waited a while to hear Walmart!! i went in there last night,just for a few things.not many folks in there.then i hear over intercom"EVERYONE THAT CAN RUN A CASH REGISTER COME TO THE FRONT",didn't really think much about it.i got one more thing to get and i'm outta here.i go to the front to check out at the self check out,wrong,27 people in line? i looked at all the other registers,people lined up at 18 registers? i said WTF?they ain't got this many open at Christmas?.then i took a second look,all kids? TWO TOUR BUSES OF Ithaca College STUDENTS from NEW YORK on their way to Miami for spring break! just HAPPENED to stop for a cold drink and a candy bar and grapes? the manager was flipping! all self check out register were CARD ONLY,i took cash!AIN'T THAT B---H!!
on March 20, 2016
That's funny as hell... That sounds like my kind of luck! I'll have to tell the boss here bout that one... You right on the money on the list so far! .. Buy that junk then cry like a baby when you give em the bill or explain what's needed & it's right often too!
on May 07, 2016
I have owned many Fords explorers Rangers excetra I have found that the most common problem associated with what you have going on stems down to one of two things it is either the ECC senso, which is a simple 15 or $20 fix Macs comma the other thing that you can do is turn all of your electronic devices off inside your vehicle meaning roll your windows up turn your radio off turn your AC off turn everything off like all that start your car let it idle for 15 to 20 minutes and it should reset your computer brain the first one fixed my Ranger the second one fixed my Explorer so hope this helps you and I am trying to help several other people that are having similar issues with this I just wish somebody could help me figure out what the hell's going on with my beeping noise coming through my radio sounds like a seatbelt going off and it only goes off when I drive in addition to this I also have a transmission slipping problem so I'm trying to figure out things on a GMC Savana 2500 I wish you the best of luck hope it works please let me know if it does and please let me know if you or anybody else knows how to fix my crap much appreciated God bless you
on May 07, 2016
What is an ECC Senso on a ford?
on May 07, 2016
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on May 07, 2016
AND,my radio won't turn off! I've got it straight wired..as soon as i turn the the switch ON>>it goes straight to Charlotte to find John Boy and Billy!!!!
on May 07, 2016
96.3 WROV .. Met both them crazy dudes at Myrtle Beach once .. They is crazy! .. Just plain folks though. Used to listen to em every morning, Robert D Raiford, Willie P Richardson, Marvin Webster, Rev Ike, and that whole bunch... Good entertainment!
on May 07, 2016
Right On! and WRFX 99.7 the FOX HERE! Damn,I couldn't do this in the 80's..didn't know what a computer was? and forget about a cell phone! maybe had a Pager? i LMAO at these people on those phones now! they will be walking into doors and all kinds of things! i saw a thing on TV the other day where they were videoing people in a Sub-Way>they walked right off an 8 foot drop onto the tracks while pushing buttons on that stupid phone!!!
on May 07, 2016
Yeah, It beats all I ever saw!! .. I still got my ol Razor flip phone, it suits ME just fine!! .. This is about all that "social media" crap, or whatever they call it, that I do, I don't tweet, don't really text, that seems kinda stupid when I can just call .. don't twitter, don't want too! .. Hell, sometimes it's ok to take a break from other people!
on May 07, 2016
i created a facebook account several years ago,now i finally got on it,ONE time.got off of it,have not been on it since.to me,there is to much info on there! people put all their personal stuff on there,too much info and DRAMA! HE SAID,SHE SAID.have seen one guy,and i know he is a Felon.he got pictures of himself all over it with pistols,AR15's,Shot Guns,and MONEY spread out all the way across his bed>100's,all of em,and he don't work!!! a Cop that i know told me he saw all that.said nothing he can do about that? but he is Vice and been watching his house a lot! he said he's gonna catch him,cause you name it,he sells it,CRAZY stuff,Poison!!
on May 07, 2016
That's exactly why I don't care for that type of thing myself!
on May 07, 2016
that's right. can't nobody go saying,steve said,steve got,steve's not home,lets go break in his house,he won't be back till??? cause they don't know,i didn't say that! i didn't say anything,cause i wasn't on there! wanna talk to me,call me on the telephone,i might answer,and i might not, i got an answering machine?
on May 07, 2016
EXACTLY!!!
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