I have have an intermittent start-up problem when engine is hot...fuel pump issue?


Asked by Aug 31, 2016 at 06:11 PM about the 2004 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car starts fine from cold. However on several occasions I have run the car
for 30 mins or so, parked and then returned an hour or so later and tried to
start it. Engine turns over, fires and immediately revs jump up, then in less
than 1 sec, engine falters misses and stalls. Repeating start it just gets
worse, particularly I give the engine some throttle. However, when I leave the
car for several hours, it starts first time and runs smoothly. Sounds like a hot
engine is creating a fuel supply issue????

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