Question about 2004 Ford Explorer
I replaced my battery due to it being -40 below zero but it still doesnt want to turn over, and my truck does have a full weather kit in it for these types of conditions.
Do u have an engine block heater included w/ your weather kit? Using a block heater should solve the problem. If u don't have one, u can purchase an oil heater that u put in the oil dipstick tube, and plug in. Keeping the oil warm will be a big help in cranking the engine over on those cold days. If the explorer was an older vehicle, I would recommend having the starter checked out, as it is possible that it could be responsible for slow cranking, and difficulty starting. Are u using the proper oil weight? Oil that is too heavy will make starting difficult in extreme cold. Make sure u aren't due for a tune up, as everything must be working well to start in such extreme cold. What is the rating of the new battery (cold cranking amps)? Hope u bought a good quality heavy duty battery.
Posted on Jan 06, 2009
Make sure you have good clean connections from battery to starter and ground. If all okay, you may want to have a starter draw test performed.
Posted on Jan 06, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Aug 23, 2014 | 2004 Ford F150
Jul 15, 2012 | 2004 Ford Explorer
Apr 18, 2012 | 2005 Ford Explorer Eddie
Feb 24, 2012 | 1998 Ford Explorer
Car not starting or turning over indicates towards multiple possibilities.
It can be issue with battery or weak battery. But if battery checks out ok, then
it can be starter issue or faulty alternator or problem with low fuel pressure
or no spark at spark plugs due to dirty spark plugs or faulty
ignition coil or injectors getting cracked or dirty and needs to be cleaned.
To confirm the problem, the basic troubleshooting is required.
Click this link below and follow the troubleshooting:------
This will help.
Feb 13, 2012 | 2004 Ford Focus
Aug 21, 2010 | 2004 Ford Explorer
Jun 25, 2010 | 2005 Ford Explorer
Feb 03, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Venture Passanger
Nov 04, 2009 | 2004 Ford Explorer
219 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: