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

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
pressure.

3 Answers

19,810

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

25,315

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.

10

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

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Explorer

Looking for a Used Explorer in your area?

CarGurus has 63,292 nationwide Explorer listings starting at $1,495.

ZIP:

Ford Explorer Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    10,740
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,360
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    2,450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
939 Great Deals out of 71,552 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Expedition
402 Great Deals out of 21,921 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
648 Great Deals out of 36,708 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford F-150
2,224 Great Deals out of 182,699 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Durango
299 Great Deals out of 20,448 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota 4Runner
240 Great Deals out of 21,560 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Pathfinder
309 Great Deals out of 24,073 listings starting at $2,200
Used GMC Yukon
429 Great Deals out of 20,960 listings starting at $1,495

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
50 Great Deals out of 37,546 listings starting at $22,190
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
100 Great Deals out of 3,565 listings starting at $15,310
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
193 Great Deals out of 5,353 listings starting at $11,495
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
217 Great Deals out of 5,425 listings starting at $9,850
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
79 Great Deals out of 2,762 listings starting at $9,474

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.