2002 Ford Explorer Q&A
2002 Ford Explorer Question: hard starting
I would recommend a good fuel pressure test - including checking for bleed down (meaning the fuel pressure may peak, but won't stay steady). Checking fuel volume is helpful too. You could have other issues with the powertrain control - yes - but I would start there. - DaveJHM
1997 ford explorer 4.0l s.o.h.c hard to start time to time i can go out and starts just fine then turn it off and 10mins later try to start it again and it will not start then about 45mins later it...
First time stranded , replaced inertia switch and that seemed to work for a few days , then started extended cranking no start , until I let it cool down 10 minutes (if that) and cycle key to 'run'...
the check engine light constantly stays on,and cold starts dont wanna idle at all,but once it gets going,it starts and drives fine afterwards,till the next morning cold start,pleaseee help!!
The truck would not start, battery tested weak. Replaced battery. The next day the same thing happened, turned off the auto headlights, and it started fine. Any idea where the drain might be?
as this vehicle warms up i hear a whine noise - sorta like a ring and pinion - then it starts. a loud and violent thump that shakes the whole vehicle. in ohio it has been very cold so it took longe...