my 2004 ford explorer xlp tries to start but the engine dies out. what could it be


Asked by Mar 01, 2015 at 10:29 PM about the 2004 Ford Explorer XLT V6 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when i try to start it the engine seems like it wants to start but it stalls out

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If it try,s to start,could be starving for fuel,check the fuel filter and the fuel pump.


My son's 2003 died one day. Same sympton. I ask when he last changed the fuel filter. His response was; is that something that has to be changed? Check there first, then the fuel pump, then move on to the IPS, MAF, etc. If it wants to start, sputters and dies, it should be something easily diagnosed.

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