Car won't start


Asked by Nov 02, 2016 at 12:36 AM about the 2004 Ford Explorer XLT V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So my car was working fine when I left for work
this morning.I got off at 12:30 and car wouldn't
start first thought was the battery which I believe it
was but then all electrical doesn't work or
illuminate nothing at all.The battery light or the
gages nothing is working the radio.Somebody with
knowledge in thiw area please help me out here.

6 Answers


Check your connections at the battery for tightness and corrosion. Clean and reconnect. If still nothing, check the voltage with a multimeter.


I changed the battery yesterday and the terminals as well. The starts works fine But now the radio won't turn on the dash don't work windows can't work so I don't know how fast I'm going or how much gas I got.


Check to make sure you did not disconnect the accessory hot wire when you installed the new battery,


check the owners manual and determine which fuse operates a function which is not working. Then remove the fuse and use a multi-meter and confirm there is 12 volts being supplied to the fuse. If no voltage, check backward toward the battery, If voltage is present check forward toward the device.

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So the I changed the battery and all the fuses including relays under the hood still nothing .Is there any other place in the car that there is fuses that could have popped.Everything works except gauges windows, radio, domes lights.


There may be two, one under the hood and one inside the vehicle. Usually on the drivers side. Check on the side of the panel which is covered when the door is closed.

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