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When checking a draw you have to wait to check till all modules have powered down including Gem module. This can take up to 30 min. Specs are 50 ma draw. To check get you a test light take off the postitive cable, " you can also use a meter", now you have to put the light in series withe the battery and cable. Clamp one side of test light to battery cable the other side to battery post WITH CABLE OFF THE WHOLE TIME. Now if you open doors turn any switches you will have to restart your 30min. then you can check and see if unplugging module, if that fixed problem. what we do is open the doors before, then take a screw driver and close the door latch so that you can get in and out of the car without turning something on

1996 Ford... | Answered on Mar 15, 2019


for heavy machinery cars etc. lu ckily there are many websites
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Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 11, 2019


Reset what?

2004 Ford... | Answered on Mar 09, 2019


Remove #1 spark plug and slowly rotate engine manually until air is expelled from cylinder with thumb over plug hole. Insert plastic straw in plug hole to feel piston at the top of it's travel - rotate crank pulley back and forth to establish highest position of piston. This is TDC. I can be contacted for additional help - "https://www.6ya.com/callphilipforhelp"

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 05, 2019


check wire on coil pack to plugs make sure they are in the right order. easy to mess up drivers side.

2002 Ford... | Answered on Mar 03, 2019


If the vehicle dosent have a dipstick the fluid has to be added from the side of the transmission.

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 03, 2019


First thing would do is check the fluid condition and level. then more than likely the sincros inside the trans are worn and the trans would need to me removed and repaired.

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 02, 2019


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1992 Ford... | Answered on Feb 28, 2019


First off, check your transmission fluid which is thoroughly explained in the video I’ve provided a link to, definitely watch it as your explorer’s transmission isn’t quite as straight forward to check the fluid as many others are. If it’s low, add the proper amount.

Are there any warning lights illuminated on the instrument cluster? If so, have it checked for free at a local parts store or whatever it takes as there may be an obvious answer to be had by just hooking up a diagnostic scanner. This sounds like an internal transmission issue, it may be, but it’s possible that it isn’t. If there’s no light on and no easy solution from s scanner, Get a transmission filter and the appropriate fluid from a parts store and change the transmission fluid/filter or have a qualified friend/family member, or a qualified shop change the fluid. It’s a simple process and they’re all the same(basically) so if you’ve done this to another vehicle in the past you won’t have any issue. If neither helps, you’ll probably want to start looking for a good used transmission with low miles and a warranty which is easily found online and from local junkyards, salvage yards, parts suppliers, etc. This will be the most affordable option, a transmission that’s “remanufactured”, rebuilt, or new is quite expensive. If you have ever changed a transmission or know someone who can help you or even do it “on the side” then go for it, just call a transmission shop and get a quote to rebuild/replace yours and you’ll see why I’m suggesting everything else and the transmission shop or dealership is a last option. If Money isn’t an issue just pay someone to fix it, otherwise check on a good used transmission and line up sine help swapping them out. It’s not the hardest thing to do, but it’s hard to do alone unless you’re in a fully furnished shop with transmission specific equipment- especially a transmission jack but you can rent them as well from a local rental store- just call around and do your research about any/all companies you deal with before spending a penny, it pays to do your research- especially with this stuff and there are some shady shops and suppliers out there so just don’t skip the research and looking at reviews, etc. Ask people you know if they can reccomemd an affordable, honest, and capable person or shop to help you get this issue resolved. Good Luck, and start with the small stuff first as this may be a suborn fix.

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Ford Explorer... | Answered on Feb 27, 2019


have you ever replaced the fuel pump relay?

1999 Ford... | Answered on Feb 27, 2019


I went to the ford dealer and the service or parts dept printed out for me for free for my 2002 explorer eddie bauer try that.

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Feb 25, 2019


NOT SEPARATELY FUSED SO YOU GOT WIRING PROBLEM

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Feb 24, 2019


In the owners manual, you will find reset procedures.

I found this for ya, hope it helps!

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Oil Change Reset
A press of the OIL CHANGE RESET switch will allow you to
reset the oil life feature to 100% (or your Personalized Oil Reset
Percentage). After you have the oil changed, you must execute
the following procedure. Press the OIL CHANGE RESET switch
and hold for five seconds as the M/C counts down for five
seconds. After a successful reset the Message Center will display
“OIL LIFE RESET TO 100%.” If you have established a
Personalized Oil Reset Percentage, the display will show that
percentage instead of 100%. To ensure accurate oil life
indicators, perform this reset procedure only after an oil change.
Your Personalized Oil Reset Percentage allows you to establish a
smaller oil change interval than the manufacturer’s
recommended interval. To establish your Personalized Oil Reset
Percentage perform the following procedure:
1. Press and hold the OIL CHANGE RESET switch and press
the RESET switch while the display is still counting down
the 5 seconds to reset. The display will change to “START
OIL LIFE AT XXX%.”
2. Press the OIL CHANGE RESET switch until the displayed
percentage is the Personalized Oil Reset Percentage that you
desire. Your choices are 100%, 90%, 80%, 70%, 60%, 50%,
40% and 30%.

2006 Ford... | Answered on Feb 24, 2019


You can't , take to a qualified repair shop.

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Feb 22, 2019


Ignition switch maybe . Or if it's a automatic transmission it could be the park neutral safety switch. Try putting gear selector into neutral an see if it starts then . Your vehicles is pretty old , have the main battery cables ever been replaced ? Do you know how to test automotive electrical circuits using a DVOM - digital volt ohmmeter ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMXENKujYtc&t=103s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhRPLgH6uZg&t=3s

2002 Ford... | Answered on Feb 21, 2019


The first thing I would check is to see if any of the wires you changed grounded out and caused a fuse to blow. Also it is possible that when you hooked up the lights to the radio it went to the wrong wire causing the problem. Also it is possible that as you worked putting in the radio you accidentally came in contact that feeds the dash lights. So check your fuses that controls the dash lights.
If you pulled the dash panel the dimmer adjustment on the light switch may have been turned off.

2005 Ford... | Answered on Feb 21, 2019

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