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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Seems like the starter wont disengage. The engine turns

Customer Question

Seems like the starter wont disengage.
JA: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones?
Customer: The engine turns over. very slow and sluggish
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2001 explorer 2wd
JA: Are you fixing your Explorer yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing yet. got car for free. owner said it overheated and was towed. upon attempting to start. engine would turn over but not enough to start.
JA: The Ford Mechanic's require payment for their services. It's way less expensive on JustAnswer than face-to-face would cost. Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: My nephew IS a ford tech. says begin with the will give info once running
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 1 month ago.

Are you saying that the engine cranks over but does not start? It cranks over slow correct? Not fast enough to start?

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 1 month ago.

Hello! It'sCustomerfrom just answer.

I am just checking in to see if you need any further assistance?

Let me know!