Re: 99 Explorer won't start.
"Mikepier" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Si wrote:
> > Hey Everyone,
> > My 99 Explorer just quit on me. Turns over chugging but just won't
> Do you mean it cranks but will not turn over? If it cranks strong, it
> is not the battery, although at 6 years old, you should keep it on your
> mind to get a new one soon.
> > The exterior headlights and interior lights completely dim down when
> > to start my SUV.
> It's normal for the lights to dim somewhat during cranking. Again, if
> it cranks strong, battery is OK. But if it cranks slow, its probably
> the battery.
> Original battery from 99 still in vehicle...Would it be
> > safe to say that it is my battery that died....can I go ahead and buy a
> > or should I tow in to the mechanic and see if anything else is causing
> > problem....
> I still have the original battery in my 99 and it still cranks strong.
> Make sure it is the battery before buying one.
I just put a new battery in my '99, two weeks ago. It went from being fine,
to dead in two days.