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2004 Ford Explorer Question: Shuts off



loveytmj, V6, Birmingham, AL, October 07, 2009, 00:44

When driving my truck it shuts off sometimes why?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, October 07, 2009, 01:19

    Could be a variety of reasons, very difficult to guess without being able to at least carry out some basic test, If I gt a problem like this I tape a fuel pressure gauge to the windscreen, put a timing light on a spark plug wire, bring a volt meter, wiring diagram, and portable oscilloscope with me. When the car stops running I can instantly see if the problem is fuel or spark related and narrow down my diagnostic tests.

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