20 Most Recent 2008 Ford Explorer Questions & Answers


I would try unplugging the connector to the ABS Module
You will have dash lights on, but can use the truck,the brakes
will work,you just won't have ABS
Then plug it back in
If you still have a MIL lamp
You go to a shop,different one & not a dealer,& ask them to scan for codes in Enhanced Mode & just look at the ABS System Codes/Faults
Then Google the issue, or look at the shops data base, for
the proper way to diagnose.
To say entire system-- is just you not knowing what is going
on, or what your told,need to be more involved & ask
more questions & get people to show you & prove to you,
how they come to any conclusion or fix.
I found the B1342 code is used for different systems,
which is odd, & different vehicles,so be careful your looking
at the correct vehicle,application etc on the internet
At a shop with the scan tool your looking into the vehicles
system & can't get that wrong
Just know that codes do not mean a part failed
Component testing for failure is required
At very least do voltage drops on power & ground
side of any module, using a wiring diagram, before
throwing electronic parts at something & get it wrong

2008 Ford... | Answered on Jan 14, 2019


get the solution from the repair manual it will to locate and also to fix the problem with diagram you can have the manual from the given link http://toolsnyou.com/

2008 Ford... | Answered on Sep 25, 2017


No fuse , you have wire (electrical ) problems ! Just the right rear brake an turn signal not working ? Controlled by smart junction box ( electronic module ) computer . Have a factory scan tool hooked up to check for DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes .

2008 Ford... | Answered on Feb 25, 2017


Usually a sign of a faulty blend door motor or actuator.

2008 Ford... | Answered on May 06, 2016


The wipers are directly controlled by the wiper switch. If you are confident the switch is good and you have checked the wiring to the motor and it is good than the wiper motor/module has failed.

I’m happy to assist further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/jeremy_d728a59f986299fa

2008 Ford... | Answered on Sep 06, 2015


Hi Rich , what lights are you talking about ? Exterior Lighting , Interior Lighting ? It doesn't matter All lights are controlled by SJB smart junction box ! An you can't just stick in a used one , It will need to be programmed ! Interior Lighting The interior lighting system consists of the following components:
  • Smart junction box (SJB)
  • Dimmer control switch
  • Interior/map lamps
  • Cargo lamp
  • Glove compartment lamp
  • Vanity mirror lamps
  • Door ajar switches
  • Puddle lamps
The interior lighting system consists of 2 subsystems:
  • Courtesy lamps
  • Demand lamps
The courtesy lamps are controlled by the SJB. The courtesy lamp subsystem consists of the interior dome lamps, the puddle lamps and the overhead console lamps (if equipped). The SJB supplies voltage to the courtesy lamps when the SJB receives the required input.
The demand lamps are controlled by the SJB. The demand lamps subsystem consists of the glove compartment lamp, all map/reading lamps, and the left and right vanity mirror lamps.
The SJB supplies power to the interior lighting system. The SJB will set DTCs if certain circuit failures exist with the interior lighting system.
Exterior Lighting Headlamps
The headlamp system is a dual-beam pattern system. It consists of a low and high beam, with a replaceable bulb. The headlamp assembly has the park/turn indicator lamp integrated into the headlamp assembly. The smart junction box (SJB) supplies voltage to the headlamps when demanded.
Principles of Operation
The SJB receives inputs and delivers outputs to a majority of the electronically-controlled features of the vehicle. The SJB constantly monitors the systems under its control and reports a concern in the form of a DTC. The DTC can be retrieved with a scan tool through the medium speed controller area network (CAN) communication network.
NOTE: Prior to the removal of the SJB, it is necessary to upload the module configuration information to the diagnostic tool. This information must be downloaded to the new SJB after installation. For additional information, refer to Section 418-01 .

2008 Ford... | Answered on Apr 03, 2015


rP1489 Ford - PCV Heater Control Circuit Fault


PCV Heater harness is open or shorted
PCV Heater circuit poor electrical connection

Read more: http://engine-codes.com/p1489_ford.html#ixzz3SMUSTn7R

2008 Ford... | Answered on Feb 21, 2015


Find a Shop That Has Mitchell On Demand --they can print it out for you. Cost?

2008 Ford... | Answered on Dec 12, 2014


Find a shop that has Mitchell On Demand--They can print it out for you--Cost?

2008 Ford... | Answered on Dec 12, 2014


You can not be told anything--common sense

The vehicle has to be checked for OBD Codes
& then diagnose the systems that set the codes
& component test-- to find a problem

There is no way to quote any price on the unknown

You better be careful & make a couple trips to the shop, your
having it go to,& see for yourself, what was tested & how

Need to get into the service bay & be shown every step &
ever test & the results, BEFORE you authorize anything,
but diagnostic time

Anything not being explained, as you ask for it
You get it out & off to another shop

MUST find a problem & proof it exists, BEFORE
any repairs or money is spent

Before you take the fixed vehicle home or pay for it

You go for a 25 miles trip, with the person that worked on it,
& have a scan tool along to see the data

2008 Ford... | Answered on Oct 22, 2014


haha we know you didnt do it on purpose, without seeing your problem and the hard to describe issue, i can only recommend to maybe try folding the seat to the cargo position, if that helps. if not, then you will more than likely need to disassemble the rear quarter panel, and unbolt the seat belt retractor from the body of the vehicle. sorry but there is no other way

2008 Ford... | Answered on Sep 25, 2014


bad fuel pump replace it

2008 Ford... | Answered on Aug 19, 2014

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