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Starter won't turn over (no starting noise)

2004 ford explorer won't start. The key in position "3" dashboard is on but the starter won't turn over (no starting noise). Before the problem occured have removed back windows and the battery went down. Tried to jump start did not work

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  • Matt Crocker May 11, 2010

    Just to clarify, is the little security light up on the dash blinking rapidly when you go to start the truck?

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I think the battery is trash, and you could have killed the silonoid on teh starter as well. use a volt meter to trace where your getting power oand if your gettting power to the starter, not the main power but the ignition wire on it.

if you are the starter is bad, if your getting pnly some power there the battery is mor likely the problem.

It is also so easy to kill these systems these days, if you jumped it and hit the battery the wrong way or shorted it out, could be more then just a starter n battery.

make sure you test teh igniton side of the starter when someone is trying to start it. the cheapest trick in the book is tap it with a hammer, sometimes they get stuck or froze when they are going bad, i have seen that work more time then not

good luck and hope i could help

Posted on May 26, 2009

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