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2007ford expedition Was running fine. Went to start and

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2007ford expedition Was running fine. Went...
2007ford expedition
Was running fine. Went to start and sounded like battery was dead clicked. Tried again and it hesitated but started very rough. Ran it home barely got home with no power. Cut it off and now it will not start
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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 6 months ago
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hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be glad to assist you. please allow me a couple of minutes to gather some basic info.

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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 6 months ago

ok

do you have a voltmeter to check the battery voltage??

check to see if the voltage is 12.4 to 12.6 volts. anything below is a low battery.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I put new battery. Still no start.
It was running fine. I went to a friends house, went to crank it almost acted as a dead battery. I tried again and it struggled to turn over and instantly started rough. I drove home very low power spuddering.
Turned it off. Now won’t start
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
When I do try to turn it over it kinda has a “puff pop”
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 6 months ago

ok

what is the battery voltage??

then check it when you try to crank the engine. you will need a second person.

did you clean the cables real good??

it does sound like a starter but that would not make it low in power. a failing alternator would if it is not re charging the battery

Roy

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I put new battery. Cleaned cables even checked for a loose ground maybe. No find. It’s like something shorted out. It may have been a low voltage problem, but I changed the battery. Seems like something may have shorted out or something. But bad thing is no code.
It may have had a code but I changed the dang battery.
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 6 months ago

voltage??? can you check the voltage???

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I’ll have to get a voltage meter. But is that nessecary with s new battery on?
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 6 months ago

yes, I need the voltages. I need information to help you. new or not, there are times a new battery is not good.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Ok good deal
I’ll have to get that today. I’ll be in touch once I put voltage meter on.
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 6 months ago

sounds like a plan

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
bro
Got 12.5 volts
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 6 months ago

ok, good.

try to start it and tell me what the voltage is when cranking

Roy

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Hey Roy
I had to leave town but should be able to crank with voltage mete tomorrow or Thursday. I’ll be back inntounch as soon as I get back.
Thanks
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 6 months ago

sounds like a plan

Roy

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