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I would suspect it is the shifter not the cable or the transmission to rule out the trans from under the explorer on the drivers side near the pan is the shift linkage disconnect it by prying the ball and socket apart and rotate the lever through the gears to the rear is park then one forward is reverse then N,D,3,2,1 when pushing the lever into park it will feel spring loaded if the parking pawl is not perfectly lined up this will line up if it rolls a little bit DANGER DO NOT LET VEHICLE ROLL OVER YOU.



Other Concern: No Park Range Possible Component Reference/Action
Powertrain Control System
- No electrical concerns

Shift Cable/Digital TR sensor
- Cable system or digital TR sensor damaged, misaligned
- Inspect and repair as required. For shift cable information, refer to Section 307-05. For digital TR information, refer to Digital Transmission Range (TR) Sensor in this section.

- Manual control lever assembly damage, manual valve inner lever pin bent, manual valve inner lever damaged, spring rod damaged
- Inspect for damage. If damaged, repair as necessary.

- Manual valve lever shaft retaining pin damaged
- Inspect for damage. If damaged, repair as necessary.

Park System
- Park gear, parking pawl, parking pawl return spring, park or guide plate, parking actuating rod, parking pawl shaft, manual lever, manual lever detent spring damaged or misassembled
- Inspect for damage. If damaged, repair as necessary.

- External linkages/brackets damaged
- Inspect for damage. If damaged, repair as necessary.

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Ford Explorer... | Answered on Apr 18, 2019

1st point check the battery.

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1998 Ford... | Answered on Apr 13, 2019

1998 Ford Truck Explorer 4WD 4.0L EFI 6cyl

Check this... (click on the pic)

Fuse panel and power distribution box identification for 1995-99 Explorer/Mountaineer models-Part 1

Fuse panel and power distribution box identification for 1995-99 Explorer/Mountaineer models-Part 2

Fuse panel and power distribution box identification for 1995-99 Explorer/Mountaineer models-Part 3

Fuse Panel

Located inside the passenger compartment, under the drivers-side of the instrument panel.

I really hope help you with this (rated this help) Good luck.

1998 Ford... | Answered on Apr 12, 2019

This will depend entirely on the engine size and which version of the engine is fitted. They did a major facelift and update to the model in 2002 so it is possible the answer will be No.
You could try some of the Explorer Owners websites or look for a specialist independent Explorer mechanic to ask.
You could also try ringing the parts department of a dealership and ask. Some dealership parts men do help.

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

No, sorry. OBD 1 vs OBD II systems, so wiring/electronics would be problematic. 98 has 2 different 4.0s available also. SOHC and OHV. The 95 is OHV.

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Apr 03, 2019

have you tried your second key? fixing these things require a few special tools to read the key and the receivers signals

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Apr 02, 2019

Spray WD40 into all door latches, then shut and reopen doors till light and dinging stops.

2002 Ford... | Answered on Apr 02, 2019

Try tapping on the clear meter cover with your fingertips, while turning the ignition switch on and off.....allow a few seconds between off and on cycle....Give it time to react if the needle is stuck......

2004 Ford... | Answered on Mar 27, 2019

Take off the back panel on the rear door to axcess the inner door lock parts and investigate if broken rods or lock failure and replace it get a chiltons book or Haynes book and go to the body section for a diagram of the rear door and lock mechanisms anything could've happened from a nylon fastener to the actual lock mechanism failure so it's much easier for you to pinpoint the cause with the book then me trying to post 5,000 words of possible causes and misleading you because of a possible minor clip or nylon bushing failure so be patient and get inside the door and immediately look at the inside bottom for a broken part that maybe fell of the assembly and is now at the bottom of the door ok I'm sorry but this is the easiest way to find out and get it working again it could be that the entire lock assembly has broken and the junk yard is the place to get one for clips and bushings an auto body supply or the dealer but your vehicle is over 10 years old and might not be available at the dealer so junk yards and auto body suppliers or ebay if you can search it out good luck stephen

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 27, 2019

When checking a draw you have to wait to check till all modules have powered down including Gem module. This can take up to 30 min. Specs are 50 ma draw. To check get you a test light take off the postitive cable, " you can also use a meter", now you have to put the light in series withe the battery and cable. Clamp one side of test light to battery cable the other side to battery post WITH CABLE OFF THE WHOLE TIME. Now if you open doors turn any switches you will have to restart your 30min. then you can check and see if unplugging module, if that fixed problem. what we do is open the doors before, then take a screw driver and close the door latch so that you can get in and out of the car without turning something on

1996 Ford... | Answered on Mar 15, 2019

for heavy machinery cars etc. lu ckily there are many websites
that can help you repair
for eg site like reliable-store is very active in this.. instant help, emails and all that's fantastic

Ford Explorer... | Answered on Mar 11, 2019

Reset what?

2004 Ford... | Answered on Mar 09, 2019

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