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Q: Ford Explorer not starting. Low miles.

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

A: In order for an engine to start it needs a ...

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.

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