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My 2000 ford expedition wont turn over and I have a new battery and new starter sometimes it sounds like a vacuum

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You say it "does not turn over", shouldn't be fuel pump causing that. Good to know where the reset button is though, never would have looked there. Could be a number of different things, such as the relay box on the fender (small metal box somewhere under hood most time away from the motor itself),. My 83 Dodge Ram did the same thing. I had bumped it when changing out the battery and caused the wires to disconnect. Try wriggling the wires at any connections. Also, could be the ignition switch under the dash on steering column gone bad. Seen this also. Good Luck. Hard to find sometime.

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Sounds like your fuel pump died. Do a quick check by having someone just turn the ignition key to on without staring truck while you have gas cap off. If you hear a hum once key is turned on then fuel pump maybe good however has low pressure output. Then do a fuel pressure check. Engine obviously not getting gas. Before you go buy a new fuel pump check and or reset your fuel pump circuit. The fuel pump reset is on the passenger side lower right. You have to take off plastic door railing cover. Easy to get too and the button is red and easy to push. After you reset try again. Good luck. I went thru same thing you did this past december. However it ended up being my fuel pump. A real dirty job. By the way if it is your fuel pump buy the fuel line disconnector tool. And also buy a new fuel filter.

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The next thing to check is 1: The starter solenoid (usually on the fender with batt. wire connected to it)
2: Use a breaker bar and manually turn engine at center crank bolt (clockwise). Either the solenoid is out or you have something more $/serious with the engine mechanically.

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SOURCE: 2000 Ford Expedition wont start

On the engine there is a tube that supplies fuel to the fuel injectors, on that tube there is a valve, like a metal tire valve, this is the fuel pressure test port, you will need a special guage to check the pressure that screws onto that valve, Kragen and other parts stores sell this test kit, it is very inexpensive, about $20.00, but cheaper than having a shop do it for you, if you do the test and you have no pressure while cranking the engine then your fuel pump is bad, the pump is in the gas tank, a big job and dangerous due to chance of fire if you are not cautious.

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SOURCE: 1999 ford expedition wont turn over

this sounds easy
now i under stand that your windows and lights are working but let me tell you somethig speciel

if you have a motor in an remote control car it is not running then you go and check it in a torch and it works this is why

a starter motor on a car uses a lot of power and is very high draw (takes alot from the battery)
a light or a power window motor uses less so it can provide the power needed where the starter motor needs more and it can not provide

hope you get what i mean

if i put a motor out of a corsa (1.4, 4 cylinder verry small motor) and put is in a bus it wont move it cause it is too hard
then if i put it in a go cart it will fly
tyr a new battery or see if you can borrow a friends to test it if it starts with a fully charges battery then all you need is a battery if not let me know more and i will do some home work for you

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Before you go changing out the starter check for a burnt out fusible link going to the starter it will look like a wire but acts as a fuse and they burn in two just like a fuse. The symptoms you just describe are those of a burnt fusible link.

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On the firewall is the starter motor relay. There are 2 large battery sized cables to it, and 1 smaller ( 16 AWG ) wire that is orange or orange with a stripe ( forget the color, want to say white or tan ).

When you turn the key to the start position, check the smaller gauge wire for +12 V. The case should be ground. If you do not get +12 on the orange wire, try starting the truck in neutral ( apply the parking brake, chock the wheel, etc normal safety precautions ). Test for +12 V at the small wire. This is the output of the DTR ( Digital Transmission Range ) sensor or in common terms the Neutral switch. The start position on the ign switch runs through the DTR to the starter motor relay coil.
If you have a stick, the DTR is replaced by the Clutch Pedal Position Switch ( clutch must be pushed in to start ).
If you have power to this ( at the times the truck won't start ) next is to check the both battery cable ends to see if they are corroded and making intermittent contact ( not probable but possible ).

Posted on May 14, 2010

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