Q: Ford Explorer not starting. Low miles.

asked by on

My Ford Explorer will not start. It only has 67,000 miles.

In order for an engine to start it needs a charged battery, a working starter, properly functioning ignition switch and ignition system, a fuel system that is working correctly, good wiring and connections throughout, and a free rotating engine (unseized). Seek the assistance of a YourMechanic professional to inspect your entire vehicle over for faults in your starting system. Faulty parts that could prevent your vehicle from starting include battery, starter, alternator, wiring, fuel pump, fuel filter, computer issue, engine timing issue, faulty ignition coils, spark plugs, etc. Make sure the technician checks these parts on your vehicle to ensure they are working properly.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Ford Explorer not starting. Low miles.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: My alternator is dropping charge. Is there any other option other than replacing it?

This may suggest that the failing voltage regulator may not be working properly. The voltage regulator is a unit that regulates the charging of the battery by the alternator. When the voltage regulator is not working properly, this may result...

Q: how can i get replacement keys for the mechanical key blades attched to the 2 remote control keys of my ford explorer 2014 model

Unfortunately, the only way to get a replacement Intelligent Access key for your vehicle is from the Ford dealer. The keys will need to be programmed with an OEM capable scan tool as well, before the vehicle will recognize them....

Q: the motor is shaking!

It sounds like your vehicle may have a broken vacuum line to the intake manifold. Check the Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) vacuum system and vacuum lines for leaks by listening for the vacuum leak. This is why the engine runs...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...