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Horn on 1998 Explorer
Looking at the front of the vehicle, the horn is on the right side, top, behind the grill. (So if you open the hood, stand near the driver's fender, look to your left, in front of the radiator support, your should see the horns). Can't tell you why they don't work, could be fuses, horn switch, or the horn itself.
12/3/2022 5:57:48 AM •
on Dec 03, 2022
My 1998 Ford Explorer 4.0 ohv manual trans starts then immediately dies.relays-good fuel pressure-good fuses-good new fuel pump idle air control valve new egr help!
THAT HAS A HUGE LIST OF CAUSES BUT BREAKS DOWN TO
THE BIG 3
. (we find it with tools) otto cycle Gasoline/petrol
- bad engine (compression good?)
- bad spark ( try new cap,rotor , wires and plugs?or 6x coil pack./
- bad fueling or bad fuel. , fuel pressure at spec?
top cause is no tune ups done in 24 years,
all spark parts are bad. (no engine told)
all fuses good/?
test #1 is can you keep it running with a fast right foot actions.
i dies and repeats, or dies and needs to sit for hours to repeat this start fail act./
there were 3 engines then/
4.0 OHV v6
4.0 SOHC v6
5.0 v8 (uses twin quad lug coil packs) and hv wire sets. spark
no engine told so no why to get specific at all just ASE basics basics above.
try a tune up, at least, HV wire sets and new spark plugs gapped right.
and scan scan the PCM see if P03xx errors are stored there.
10/6/2022 6:04:11 AM •
on Oct 06, 2022
1998 Ford Explorer. Can someone tell me what these codes mean? My Explorer won't start, it happened suddenly. I just got these codes, Evap, HRT, O2s, EGR, and CAT. I have no clue, thanks.
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Those aren't codes they are abbreviations of components. Codes start P0NNN and tell you exactly what the issue is.
If you changed the battery, you need to reset the anti-theft system. Clear the codes and then drive it.
2/25/2022 2:38:12 AM •
on Feb 25, 2022
My ford explorer has been
You may want to stop driving it, open the hood, and check to make sure your belts are still attached.
The smell might be that your very low on power steering fluid, which would also make it extremely hard to steer.
2/22/2022 11:57:52 PM •
on Feb 22, 2022
1998 ford explorer wont start
What does anti-theft light do when this happens with the key in the on position.Does it come on for a sec then turn off or does it flash rapidly? If it is flashing then anti-theft is not seeing your key for some reason.This could be a bad key or a transponder for the anti-theft.
Second thing it could be is maybe computer isn't seeing the crankshaft position sensor. When you first turn on the ignition your check engine light should come on.It should go out while cranking but if vehicle doesn't start after a few seconds of cranking,while the engine is cranking it should come back on. If it does then computer sees the crankshaft position sensor.If it does not come on while cranking then it does not see it and it will not start.If this is the case you can try and wiggle the wires to the sensor(it will be located next to the front crankshaft pulley and it reads the teeth on the back of the crankshaft pulley.
2/15/2022 10:33:28 AM •
on Feb 15, 2022
How do I fix starting issues on 1998 Ford Explorer?
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Leave the battery in the car and get it on a charger overnight. It sounds like the battery is low and there isn't enough current amps to power everything with the starter as well. If that doesn't work, you need a good auto-electrician to put it on a pro quality scan tool computer..
2/13/2022 1:09:57 PM •
on Feb 13, 2022
I have a 98 ford
Fuse controlling the horn is usually a 15A fuse located in the Distribution Panel under the dash.
Usually there is a cluster of fuses running 4 across and about 8 down on this panel.
So, look for all the 15A fuses in this cluster and check with a circuit tester.
If you check each side of fuse and get the light...then fuse is good.
If ya get light on one side and not the other...you've got a blown fuse.
Before you do this, disconnect the wire off the horn and connect circuit tester to the horn's power wire / socket and press horn switch on sterring wheel.
If you don't get the light glow...then check your fuses.
If you get the light glow...then your horn is bad...and they do go bad.
Hope this helps.
2/4/2022 2:54:59 PM •
on Feb 04, 2022
I need a fuse box diagram of a 98 ford explorer.
1998 Ford Truck Explorer 4WD 4.0L EFI 6cyl
Check this... (click on the pic)Fuse panel and power distribution box identification for 1995-99 Explorer/Mountaineer models-Part 1
Fuse panel and power distribution box identification for 1995-99 Explorer/Mountaineer models-Part 2
Fuse panel and power distribution box identification for 1995-99 Explorer/Mountaineer models-Part 3
Located inside the passenger compartment, under the drivers-side of the instrument panel.
I really hope help you with this (rated this help) Good luck.
9/1/2021 10:57:17 AM •
on Sep 01, 2021
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