It back fires a few times and will not start.

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Asked by Mar 22, 2011 at 09:14 PM about the 1994 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Help Please I am not sure if it has to do with coil pack tps or other as I have not had it very long and have not had a chance to buy an repair manual for it. It has the 6cly in it a few time it was not very responsive (Gas pedal) and did miss just barely before had when I floor it some cause it did sit for a few months before I purchased it. Any help would be GREATLY APPRECIATED! As the brake lines in my other auto  blew. Figures when it rains it POURS Thanks

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sounds like a timeing issue.

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You know whats really weird about this is it will stall and not start at all. At times when it try's to start it will back fire out the exhaust and than nothing but later will start and run but when it first starts it will not stay running it takes a few times before it will stay running. I am wondering if I have purchased a LEMON

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It has not jumped time. Has anyone had any issues with the computers? I did see an old service note about some type of chip problem or something of that sort but did not see years it was for.

could be,that generation of explorer had its problems.

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the first thing you should check is your spark plug wires. ensure that they are routed in the proper order.

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Yes I did I put new plugs and wires and made sure they do not get damaged and ran them in all of the clips they should be in. I do keep getting the 341 code. It will run fine than out of the blue it has another personality. I am really hoping I didn't get a big yellow lemon.

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