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I can't find my key or my spare. So I pulled out the block…

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I can't find my...

I can't find my key or my spare. So I pulled out the block that has a starting switch on it. It still won't start when I crank it

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

Yes mam

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

98 Explorer

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

New fuel pump, new fuel filter, and new fuel pump relay

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No thank you

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Ford Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

The vehicle needs a programmed key to start.

You should get a new key cut and programmed, then it should run.

Gary

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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 8 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

Hello again,

What's happening with your car now?

Have you had a new key made?

Gary

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