problems starting, fuel smell, and bogged down . . . what's wrong? on 1995 Mercury Villager

at first van would go more then 30km an hour, then would go at all. replaced fuel pump, spark plugs, fuel filter, and air filter. now it goes but is difficult to start after sitting for a bit (couple hours), emits a strong fuel smell and feels bogged down (lacking power)

by in Sweet Grass, MT on March 22, 2014
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1 answer 4 comments
ANSWER by , March 22, 2014
Have it scanned to see what is happening!
COMMENT by , March 22, 2014
Thanks, I knew that much was hoping for a little more info.
COMMENT by , March 22, 2014
You mean a best guess!! Information is gathered during diagnostics! Fuel pressure regulator is defective, there's my guess!
COMMENT by , March 22, 2014
Thank you again, I wanted an educated guess, yes, but I am taking it for diagnostics next week.
COMMENT by , March 22, 2014
Smart move!