Question about 1997 Ford Explorer AWD
I just bought a 1997 Explorer Sport 4x4 a few days ago, the radio code for the aftermarket kenwood radio was needed. I did some legwork and found out the security code and entered it. After that the radio looks and functions normally however, there is absolutely no sound what so ever. I dont even hear static from speakers. I checked the fuse panel on the driver side of the dash - all fuses were ok. Does this vehicle have stock sound amplifier? Or is it a bad kenwood radio?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Press and hold the SELECT/RESET
control switch to select SYSTEM
CHECK when “SYSTEM CHECK /
HOLD RESET” is displayed in the
message center. Selecting this
function from the SETUP MENU
causes the message center to cycle through each of the systems being
monitored. For each of the monitored systems, the message center will
indicate either an OK message or a warning message for two seconds.
Pressing the SELECT/RESET control switch cycles the message center
through each of the systems being monitored.
The sequence of the system check report and how it appears in the
message center is as follows:
1. OIL LIFE RESET
2. CHARGING SYSTEM
3. WASHER FLUID
4. DOOR AJAR
5. EXTERIOR LAMP
6. BRAKE SYSTEM
7. PARK BRAKE
8. MILES TO EMPTY
9. FUEL LEVEL LOW (will only display if 50 miles or less to empty)
To reset the oil monitoring system to 100% after each oil change
[approximately 5,000 miles (8,000 km) or 180 days] perform the
1. Enter SYSTEM CHECK to display
“OIL XXX% RESET IF NEW”.
2. Press SELECT/RESET control
switch to display “HOLD RESET IF
3. Press and hold the
SELECT/RESET control switch for
more than 2 seconds. Oil life is set
to 100% and “OIL CHANGE SET TO
100%” is displayed.
Posted on Apr 02, 2009
If your radio does not diplay but works it is the kcd display seen many of these with this issue new radio will correct this concern no fuses for the display
Posted on Apr 27, 2009
the car is in whats called limp mode, it allows you to drive it to get it serviced.. most likely you have a shift soleniod that is bad.. you will need to get it to some one who can read the error codes..
Posted on Jun 23, 2009
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