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Trouble starting '98 explorer

Several times recently my explorer will turn over; but will not start. I know it's not the battery/starter due to it turning over. my mechanic checked the fuel pump, and fuel line and all other diag but nothing is showing up. it seems to only do this when starting cold. after I do get it started it will start fine from that point on. a friend suggested that the fuel tank might not be venting correctly. would that stop the car from starting?

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  • Anonymous Sep 05, 2008

    Hot day,

    came out from store, engine turns over ~ good battery ~ listened to hear if fuel pump was running, that was ok.

  • imamom04 Sep 08, 2008

    Same issue with my 98 explorer. I livein Fla. so it isn't a cold issue. Mine wont start at least 2 days a week. thought it was distributer cap. So frustrating...

  • CLASSICSOUL Dec 29, 2008

    98 ford explorer (WONT START/RUN) ... starter ok /fuel pump ok /coil pack new still wont run..where or what can i check next...

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    It had set during winter and tried to start it sseveral times finally a mechanic said it was the fuel pump,we replaced fuel pump but it will not start now,wavy symbol at left top corner of dash

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    is there some sort of a security system in a 92 Explorer, that was mentioned by the place that fixed it...

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When was the last time you replaced fuel filter

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