Won't start


Asked by May 24, 2011 at 08:51 PM about the 1997 Ford Expedition 4 Dr XLT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

All of a sudden my 97 ford expedition 5.4 won't start, even thou windows, headlights, radio etc all work . I thinking it could only be the stater ? right ?

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out of gas


No not out of gas. its not turn over at all, no noise as if the battery was dead but its not

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this has happened to me in the past as well and all of a sudden it began working for over a yr. just today it did the same thing. evything works as it should but the engine will not even turn over or make any sound. did you happen to figure out the problem to your expi? my expi is a 2000 model. thanks please email me at j.ran9@hotmail.com.

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the 96-97-98 had bad ignition modgles on them keeping them from turning over,it lets no power go to starter.

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My first test would be the starter/battery connections. If those are good, I would remove the starter and bench test it by hooking it directly to a battery via the switched power and ground terminals. If the starter works Then test the Ignition module for continuity. If you have current your back to the switch, or a broken wire.

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