98 ford explorer starter problems

Asked by Jul 18, 2015 at 10:28 PM about the 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

will not crank but all my lights work

4 Answers

were do i start to look for the problem. my battery is new my terminals are new


Check your starter remove and bring to auto parts store theyll test for free


You can test yourself honesty dont know how to google or youtube if you have multimeter and or batter cables itll show you


Try tapping on the starter with hammer and someone else trying to start the vehicle at the same time if vehicle starts replace starter.

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