1998 ford E250 5.4L wont start new starter, new battery, good connections,good oil

Asked by Feb 29, 2016 at 06:27 PM about the 1998 Ford E-250 3 Dr STD Econoline Cargo Van Extended

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

runs great, new starter, new battery(650cca) good elec. connections,good oil,
but i can manually turn crank then it will start multiple times and days...............

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Turning the crankshaft by hand is rotating the motor and moving the ring gear to a different spot for the starter to engage. It sounds like you have a bad ring gear on the flywheel.

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