Starts sometimes, dash lights blip sometimes too

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Asked by Don Jun 12, 2021 at 01:44 PM about the 2002 Ford Explorer XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Turned my explorer off one day and 5
minutes later it wouldn't start, tried to
jump it and wouldn't start, charged
battery the next day and it started, ran
for a week and won't start again.
Alternator is good, put new starter on
and new starter relay and didn't start,
tried to jump start it and it started right
up turned it off and started right up
again, next morning wouldn't start and
clicking like dead battery, charged
again won't start. When I turn the key
sometimes the dash lights blip and go
out and won't start. Sounds like a short
somewhere doesn't it? Any help greatly
appreciated

3 Answers

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you need a technician that knows what they're doing , this does not mean take it to the dealer , If you want to figure it out on your own then things need to be tested to find the problem , look closely for any obvious wiring problem

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Will try that but check engine light isn't on so I'm not sure if it will read any thing

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