Tried to install radio in 2002 ford explorer. Some wires touched and now won't start but all the lights still work and power door locks work. What did I mess up?

Asked by Feb 26, 2015 at 08:41 PM about the 2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD

Question type: Car Customization

4 Answers

17,810

Did you cut the factory plug off and try hard wiring it? Check ALL the fuses in the fuseboxes under the hood and behind the dash.

Did that and didn't help

17,810

Did you cut the factory plugs off when you installed the radio or did you use a wire harness adaptor? You might have a dead battery. Try jumping it with cables or a jump pack.

16,570

Does the starter engage when you turn the key or is there nothing with you turn the key. Check the net for a wiring diagram for the radio harness. You may have shorted out a relay. You are going to determine just each wire is on the connector. Could be something to do with the anti-theft system. .

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Explorer

Looking for a Used Explorer in your area?

CarGurus has 73,800 nationwide Explorer listings starting at $750.

ZIP:

Search Ford Explorer Questions

Ford Explorer Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 9,350
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,720
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Expedition
449 Great Deals out of 24,893 listings starting at $1,999
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
890 Great Deals out of 69,215 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
809 Great Deals out of 28,674 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,884 Great Deals out of 212,656 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Durango
331 Great Deals out of 24,233 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Escape
1,213 Great Deals out of 90,427 listings starting at $1,295
Used Toyota Highlander
522 Great Deals out of 25,542 listings starting at $2,100
Used Honda Pilot
480 Great Deals out of 19,836 listings starting at $950
Used Toyota 4Runner
328 Great Deals out of 20,882 listings starting at $1,990
Used Nissan Pathfinder
406 Great Deals out of 25,072 listings starting at $999
Used GMC Yukon
551 Great Deals out of 17,369 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Explorer Sport
293 listings starting at $695

Used Cars For Sale

2016 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 1,026 listings starting at $23,970
2015 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD For Sale
47 Great Deals out of 1,094 listings starting at $19,950
2014 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD For Sale
112 Great Deals out of 2,113 listings starting at $14,995
2013 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 1,209 listings starting at $9,995