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03 ford expedition wont crank and has loud buzzing noise…

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03 ford expedition wont...

03 ford expedition wont crank and has loud buzzing noise coming from glove box area

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuel supply? And are all the spark plugs working?

Yes drove perfect last night

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Expedition yourself? What have you tried so far?

Wont crank, wont turn over

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

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Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago

Does this buzzing sound happen all of the time even with the key off?

Or just with the key on or in the CRANK position?

Have you checked the battery?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Loud annoying buzzing coming from Glove box, expedition will not turn over. Battery strong just wont crank
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago

Thank you for that information.

When does this buzzing noise occur?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I did check the battery and tried to jump from another vehicle
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago

Thank you.

What is the battery voltage at?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
no idea, dont have a meter
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago

Ok, no problem.

Would you be willing to speak on the phone?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
there was battery acid on negative terminal
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago

I see.

Thank you for that information.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
do not want to speak on phone ..could this be a relay or do you think its just a battery
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago

I think it is just the battery sir.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
thank you
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Was not the battery, battery is fine. The buzzing sound is coming from the Fuse box. i switch the Relays for the starter, then the PCM. Turns out its the entire fuse box. I found it on Youtube, your information was wrong and cost me 180.00
Ford Mechanic: AMEDEE, FORD TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago

You need to check the battery using a voltmeter or a battery tester, which you never did.

So how in the world would I know if the battery is good or bad without testing it or even looking at it?

My answers are solely based on the INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE ME WITH.

I do hope you understand.

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