1999 explorer "FOOP" THEN QUIT

Asked by May 07, 2009 at 11:18 PM about the 1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLS 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

   Hey guys got a tuffy here, I have a 99 explorer, with 76000 miles on it. It has the 4.0 O.H.V. engine. My niece got it hot, and blew head gaskets. I had a mechanic put two NEW not used heads on it, and was running fine. Then about 150 miles later I heard a "foop" and it quite running, and will not start, wont even try to start, no back fire or anything. I was told to check the cam sensor, but to do this, I have to pull the intake plenum. Is ther anything else I should try first??? HELP!!

2 Answers

8,125

Did you try pulling the codes first...

Yes, the codes camde up.... cyl. no. 2 and 6 burning lean, and cam sensor. I was told the cam, and crank sensor both use the same codes? didnt make sense to me. Still stuck Matt

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1999 ford explorer wont start back up 4 answers

    My sister has a 1999 ford exolorer and she says it will start with a jump and stay running and driving, but will not start back up after being shut off, wich leads me to believe that it is not the alt...

    1999 Ford Explorer

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 2000 Ford Explorer Just quit 8 answers

    While leaving work last night, My explorer quit while going about 25 mph out of the lot. I costed into another lot and it wouldn't. I replaced plugs wires last July, It will turn over but won't start....

    2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 99 ford explorer 4.0 6 cyl. 1 answer

    I have a 99 6cylinder . ford explorer and a 97. 8 cylinder i want to put the 8 cylinder in my 99 what will have to happen if its possible to execute this job

    1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1999 Explorer -Intermittent rough idle, 4.0 L SOHC 6 answers

    I have no Check Engine light or codes. During idle it will every few minutes start to stumble as if it is going to stall. I am unfamiliar with this Ford 4.0L SOHC engine (not to be confused with th...

    1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XL 4WD SUV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Ford Explorer Questions

Ford Explorer Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 9,960
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,020
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,290
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,043 Great Deals out of 74,229 listings starting at $950
Used Ford Expedition
396 Great Deals out of 25,342 listings starting at $1,750
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
576 Great Deals out of 27,581 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,247 Great Deals out of 209,704 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Durango
265 Great Deals out of 23,165 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
281 Great Deals out of 20,895 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Pathfinder
276 Great Deals out of 22,290 listings starting at $2,250
Used GMC Yukon
349 Great Deals out of 17,287 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
57 Great Deals out of 47,108 listings starting at $23,282
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
145 Great Deals out of 5,519 listings starting at $16,900
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
137 Great Deals out of 4,239 listings starting at $13,890
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
204 Great Deals out of 6,288 listings starting at $11,495
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
109 Great Deals out of 3,155 listings starting at $7,950