My 99 Ford Explorer acts like it want to cut off when you press the gas.

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Asked by Nov 29, 2013 at 07:07 PM about the 1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XL SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hey, I have a 99 Ford Explorer and it
cranks up good and when you put it
into drive it runs good. But when you
press the gas it seems as if its losing

3 Answers


Try removing the air filter and driving it around the block. Could be blocked. Clean the throttle body and MAF.

Tracy Hooks

The Fuel filter is a PITA to change - 3 ports and a disconnect tool under a shield or 2. Don't leave the shields off.


I have a 97 ford explorer when you press the gas it will jerk and when I go up a hill it act like it want to stop cut off and it will start jerking but soon as you get on a flat smooth road it run good

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