Question about 1993 Ford Explorer Limited

1 Answer

I got a key this morning from Auto Zone to perfom the diagnotics on my 93 Ford Explorer but the guy did not know which spot to put the key. Hesaid if I put it in the wrong spot it could blow my computer. Any help would be appreciated. The car is running rough when started and never really runs smooth afterwards. I believe it is a o2 sensor but not sure.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 538 Answers

Usually a rough idle is caused by a vacuum leak. It could be the intake gaskets leaking, have you had it tuned up lately it could be bad spark plugs or wires. Try running a couple cans injector cleaner through it. I doubt it's the O2 sensor. The check engine light is on? I don't understand what you mean by a "key", there should be a plug in under the hood by the left hood hinge (I'm not sure on a Explorer, that's where it is on the "F"series) that you can plug a scanner into. The plug has 6 female spade connectors a row of 4 and a row of 2, and there should be a lone wire there to with a female spade connector (gray plastic). On those older vehicles you can retrieve the codes from the onboard computer by crossing that lone wire to the top right hand terminal of 6 wire connector. In other words, if you are holding that plug (EEC-IV) in your hand with the 4 terminal toward you you want to jumper the lone wire (gray plug) to the top right terminal, you can use a paper clip. Now turn the key on but don't start the engine the ''check engine light" should flash out the codes.
On a 93 it's going to have 3 digit codes, it's going to start with code 111 I think it will flash each code 3 times then there will be a 4 second pause before it will start the next code. Remember if the "check engine light" is not on, you will only get code 111. When you are done, if you want to clear the codes turn the ignition on and when the codes start to flash simply remove the jumper wire from the EEC plug. If you want save the codes turn the ignition off then pull the jumper wire. Good luck.

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Transmission interchange


Yes, I believe so. You might call your local auto salvage yard and ask them. They will know for sure.

Mar 07, 2014 | Ford Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Why would my 2002 ford explorer stop running when i was warming it up this morning now it want crank and my theft light is blinking and clicking


try disconecting battery positive lead leave off for 2 mins make sure you have ign key in your pocket as car can lock when you reconnect battery, reconect battery terminal, With key remote ,lock car unlock car, try starting now.if this works thn all you have done is rebooted the onboard computer system.iff not check battery voltage,does it need recharging.

Mar 21, 2013 | 2002 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

2002 ford explorer rolls over but would not start


having the same problem
i replaced starter, coil pack and on the starter it already had a starter solenoid then when it still didn't start moved on to ther fuel pump check the filters first and then there is also a reset switch to the fuel pump on the right side passenger door. truck ran fine for two days only to not holding a charge or is my alternator bad also! will be pulling that out also today to have it tested at local auto zone guys are great there and very helpful!

Jan 21, 2013 | 2002 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Sometimes car wont crank won't even turn over turn the key and the dome light goes out battery is good don't know whats going on with it than i wait next morning it cranks


Does it make any sound when it don't crank, a click, ? when you try to start, Dosi it drain lights down? turn head lights on try starting , do lights go out or stay din? if lights stay on and return bright then chance is that you have a starter dead spot . suggest replace starter and solenoid . but first check battery ends/connection's at solenoid / clean them / Auto Zone. will test starting and charging system for free if you can bring it to them .if you have any further questions feel free to ask i will be looking for your response . give some detail on what you have tried Thank You .

Apr 04, 2010 | 2001 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

Engine replacemant


rover engine was designed around a small block buik from the 50s and has not gone through many changes since, other than di placement and fueling, many engines will fit with or with out bell house adaptors , if it has the standard gear box then 250 bhp max if your willing to engineer, then any thing is possible.if your in the us then you have world of salvage dealers their . id be looking for a 5.7 hemi on on a c3 or c10 gearbox for auto or manual (stick) borg warner t5 or getrag from a perfomance ford from the 80s rear wheel drive of coarse. here in the uk we dont have the a bundce of big v 8s or the likes of auto zone and so on. hope this helps.

Feb 28, 2010 | 1994 Land Rover Range Rover County

1 Answer

My '93 ford explorer is leaking coolant. It only leaks 1/2 gallon and stops. I checked the hoses and they are not leaking but I can see leakage coming from a part of the engine I can not see, due to a lot...


alot of these explorers had a problem with the radiator leaking around the edge of the aluminum and plastic sides. An easy way to see the leak is to get a black light at night or in a really dark garage, the coolant is floresent and should make it easier to spot.

Feb 05, 2010 | 1993 Ford Explorer Limited

1 Answer

93 Ford Explorer Starter won't disengage from Fly Wheel


My ford f150 did the same thing, so I put the old starter solenoid back in( the one by the battery) and it cured the problem.
Come to find out, the after market relays aren't rated right, to get a good one, and the right one, you have to spend more and get it at a dealer.

Aug 18, 2009 | 1993 Ford Explorer Limited

1 Answer

How do you replace the ignition switch in a 1999 Ford Explorer?


This is very easy to replace. Had to replace my ignition switch on my 96 ford explorer ... Just went to Auto Zone got the switch, which was cheap and then changed it. Has instructions with it, but there is a tiny hole on the steering wheel column that you need something small to fit in and there is a spot you need to push in there, may have to wiggle around to find it, you will know when you find it and the ignition will pop out and then just pull it out, take the new one line it up and pop it in. Job done. :)

Feb 17, 2009 | 1999 Ford Explorer

Not finding what you are looking for?
1993 Ford Explorer Limited Logo

69 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75744 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5495 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...