It Felt At One Point That It Had Shifted Itself Into Neutral. It Was Determined That The Fire Was Due To An electrical Short Near The Power Distribution Box. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Some Fords have multiple interior fuse boxes including in the trunk - the video above will show you where the interior fuse box of your 1998 Expedition is located. A starter that does not turn at all and draws a high current may have a ground in the terminal or field coils, or a frozen armature. Aug 01, 2009 Car Was Dead When I Woke Up. Vehicle Had Several Other electrical Problems.
The battery may have been run down by prolonged cranking while trying to start the engine. Well I Picked It Upon The Evening, And Made An Appointment For The Next Day For Windshield. Vehicle Had Been Parked 30 Minutes. If it comes up that it is still the number 3 cylinder then it could be the plug or the fuel injector. It Seems As Though Water Is Leaking Into These Parts From The Windshield.
Door Locks Came Up On Their Own. When trying to restart, nothing happened when turning key, even with jumper cables connected to a good battery. Identifying relays box 3 components. Has the engine been getting progressively harder to start? Whether your an expert Ford Expedition mobile electronics installer, Ford Expedition fanatic, or a novice Ford Expedition enthusiast with a 1997 Ford Expedition, a car stereo wiring diagram can save yourself a lot of time. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Wire it with the Red switched wire. Next Occurance Was On 01-21-05, Traveling On Wet Roads.
I have delayed getting anything done since the first occurance back in 2000 due the costly expense of just trying to diagnose the problem. Under Hood Fire And Smoke Erupted. The smoke started to fill the passenger compartment. Install the starter solenoid safety cap. Fire Seemed To Come From The Passenger Side.
Full fielding the alternator to bypass the regulator should tell you if it is working correctly. Consumer Arrived Home After Driving Vehicle All Day. And don't forget to check the fuel gauge. In The Last Few Weeks, All These Problems Have Started All Over Again. On the other hand, the start may be fine but can't crank the engine because the engine is seized or hydrolocked. June 07, 2005 Dt:consumer Stated That Since T She Bought Vehicle It Had electrical Problems.
Diagnosis: Engine Won't Start or Run. What I experience was a safety issue. I loosened the bottom bolt just a little bit and completely removed the top two. Car Started It Self And The Starter Motor Kept Trying To Start The Vehicle On Its Own. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Drove Immediately To Garage Specializing In electrical And Was Told Of Water Leaking From Windshield Seal Failure Very Common In This Vehicle And Position Of Fuse And Gem Module Allowing Water To Leak In And Pool Acting As A Conductor Resulting In Components Coming On And Malfunctioning Without Vehicle On Is Very Common.
Heater Blower Would Not Shut Off. Then the engine is probably locked up. Check for voltage and ground at the injectors. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Concerned with fire hazard if such things as lights and blower motors turn on on their own, perhaps for extended periods.
Jan 05, 2008 1997 ford expedition Has Water In Stereo Causing electrical Fire In Dash. Place a flat head screw driver there to pop the cover off. Check your wiring and make sure the correct radio wires are hooked up to the correct wires on your factory harness. Listen for clicking or buzzing that would indicate the injectors are working. I ha … d to find the right combination of extensions to get these off. Vehicle was purchased on 19980212. July 16, 2005 I Have Experienced A Problem With My 97 ford expedition Not Starting After Sitting For Longer Than Two Days For Over A Year Now.
The Dealership Called In A Crew That They Referred To As The Rain Doctors. A starter that won't spin at all and draws zero amps has an open field circuit, open armature coils, defective brushes or a defective solenoid. Remove the two A instrument panel fuse junction panel bolts and remove the two B interior fuse junction panel nuts. I Woke Up To The Radio Blaring From My Truck. Check the sensor mounting and wiring harness. If you need to replace a blown fuse in your Expedition, make sure you replace it with one that has the same amperage as the blown fuse. Here is the 1997 Ford Expedition amp bypass harness you need: Hope this helps.