Explorer won't start

Asked by Mar 25, 2017 at 09:48 PM about the 1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car won't start. Changed starter, had battery
tested,  it's good. Has been turning over and
starting after a few trys. Went out to start it today
battery gage was very low. Tried jumping and
turning it over a few more times now i have no
power at all. Can't hear any clicking, no dadh lights
or radio. Acts dead. Dome light very dim

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It sound like the battery is worn down on charge now, and also sounds like there is a problem with the alternator. The battery needs to get charged back up and retested, and the alternator needs to be checked.

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