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Start runs 10 seconds and dies,wont restart for 20 minutes

(2003 Ford Explorer)
in Sacramento, CA on May 01, 2011
2003 explorer sport 4 litre 6cyl. starts and run for about 10 to 15 seconds then dies. won't restart for about 15 to 20 minutes
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on May 01, 2011
Anti-theft system issues won't cause this.

Check fuel pressure first. If it's steady and high enough, and there is no bleeding down, then proceed to check spark, air and exhaust flow. Something is missing from the equation. I think fuel.
Possible anti-theft problem. How long has it been doing this?


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