2000 mercury sable will not cold start. on 2000 Mercury Sable

2000 mercury sable will not cold start. With either quick start it runs good. When I shut it off after running. It will start but it stutters and stalls and it takes a few seconds to regain power.

by in Richmond, CA on November 28, 2010
3 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by on November 28, 2010
have the fuel pressure checked. sounds like it is loosing its prime. Roy
ANSWER by on November 28, 2010
fuel pump is bad ck fuel pressure on fuel rail
COMMENT by on November 28, 2010
ck fuel pump
ANSWER by on November 28, 2010
I also suggest an air intake problem. If your idle air control valve is sticking open, your cold engine will get a ton of unwanted air.
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