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2000 Ford Explorer Question: At times the engine will crank over , but will not start.

 

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tjc53, 4.0L V6, Quincy, MA, October 10, 2012, 05:38
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We have changed keys and had it on a computer no codes appear. The mechanic thinks it is the TPS . Anyone else have this problem?????

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13005 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper October 10, 2012, 06:22
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    when it does not start ck fuel pressure and spark.if it were tps you should have a code but read it with a scanner to ck operation.

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    tjc53, October 10, 2012, 08:24
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    Thanks will try it. Have you heard anything about the factory alarm causing a similar issue?

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    globalhelper, October 10, 2012, 09:32
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    its poss have the anti theft codes scanned. if the alarm is the problem it will shut off injector pulse as to not flood eng with gas

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    tjc53, October 10, 2012, 14:44
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    Thanks, is there a fix for it without taking it to a Ford dealership?

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    globalhelper, October 10, 2012, 19:33
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    a good indenpendant shop in your area could do the job im sure

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    tjc53, October 10, 2012, 19:58
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    Thanks appreciate the help.

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