Why does my 98 XR8 falcon, sometimes have trouble starting when it hot.It turns over fine,but she does''nt fire.

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Asked by Jan 07, 2013 at 11:43 AM about the 1998 Ford Falcon

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Possibly a faulty coolant temperature sensor or leaky injectors, it happens when they get older, the leakage will cause a rich mixture situation making it too rich for the spark to ignite. You can check by removing the spark plugs after trying to do a hot start and checking them for fuel.

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