Won't start

Asked by Sep 07, 2017 at 08:54 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2001 Ford Explorer won't start. I put a new
battery in and it still won't start. It won't even crank
the starter it's just dead. Any ideas. All the lights are
on and working

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30

Does it make any relay clicking noise when you try starting. Perhaps the ford has a start relay, not in the starter check that. And fuses. Make sure the transmission is in the correct position like Park to start.

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It clicks once. Then nothing. Checked all the fuses and they are all good. Tried to start it in park as well as neutral. It didn't make a difference. Read somewhere about the neutral safety switch. Any thoughts on that?

30

Did you try lightly tapping on the starter its self with a piece of wood. Could be starter brushes.

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