Periodically will not start. Turns over fine all electric working sounds like there is no gas injecting to start. Have towed in 8 different times. When it gets to shop it starts and when hooked to diagnostics nothing shows up as being wrong. Never know when its going to do this

Asked by Apr 30, 2014 at 01:13 AM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Then your Technician is not doing a thorough diagnostic - or doesn't know how. I'll bet you a Nickel that the fuel pump is failing. Common symptoms. And no, it won't show up on a scan tool. Someone has to actually hook up a fuel pressure gauge and read the pressure when it fails. If I'm right, you'll need to ask for your money back on the so- called diag and send me a Nickel via Carrier Pigeon!

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