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Willnt start but it be trying to almost, yes, 1998 ford

Customer Question

willnt start but it be trying to almost
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 1998 ford explorer 4.0 scohc
JA: Are you fixing your Explorer yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: ok when trying to crank it my rpm gauge dont move
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
hello
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
ford explorer 1998 willn't start it crank trying to start to catch almost while trying crank it rpm gauge don't move to
would a bad timing chain ?
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

Hi Im David. thanks for visiting the site. replace the crankshaft position sensor and inspect the connector and wiring to it for damage.

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

do you still need assistance?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Still doing the same things replaced crank sensor an check wires
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

are you still not reading rpms while cranking?

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

do you still need assistance?

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