my 2002 Ford Explorerwont crank over unless I put starting for spray starting fluid and will die when coming to a stop light

Asked by May 18, 2015 at 12:15 PM about the 2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 02 Ford Explorer is stalling out on me when I put
it in reverse or come to a stop sign or when I just try
starting it in the morning or anytime it'll start when I
spray starter fluid in it and I can feather and keep a
runnin

1 Answer

22,070

Could be a bad fuel filter. Has it been changed in 13 years? Visit the net to determine how to check your fuel pump. It isn't hard but you will have to purchase a pressure gauge. It can be checked with the engine off and key off.

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