why won't my 98 ford contour start once it's warm?

Asked by Jan 07, 2014 at 12:22 PM about the 1998 Ford Contour 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2.5 v6 24v won't start once it's warmed up? have to accelerator down and keep starter
engaged to get it catch up and run

3 Answers

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Is your check engine light on?

no. not at moment .

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Have it scanned at advance or auto and they will check it for free. It may have set a code in memory. Post the code, if any and we will try to help you fix it. If no codes it sounds like a fuel pump problem.

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