Question about 1996 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Hey I got a 1996 ford explorer auto Running rich can I manual tune it

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Ford Master
  • 75,817 Answers

Rich running has nothing to do with a tune up unless the engine is misfiring, if it was misfiring you would have a blinking check engine light on while driving. Do an ODB2 fault code test, Autozone and Advance does this for free.

Posted on Feb 20, 2012

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 5495 Answers

SOURCE: 92 ford explorer 4x4 4.0L

That sounds like a possibility. Your engine management system has a cold start circuit. It is equal to a choke. It will keep the mixture rich and limit the engine spark advance. Both affect performance.

Autozone and Oreillys will do a free scan which may pick this up. You would need to change the correct sensor which is usually different than the sensor that operates the dash gauge. A "cold start" condition is a normal occcurence; the duration of the Cold start is something the scanners may not catch.

These types of problems would show up in O2 problems and Rich bank conditions after your Catalytic converter starts complaining. This should not cost much to get you back to 100%.

Posted on Aug 31, 2010

csmock132
  • 4669 Answers

SOURCE: 1992 ford ecoline 5.0 running really rich new tune

Check the fuel pressure regulator.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

  • 255 Answers

SOURCE: motor sounding noise when i break 1996 explorer

have you ck brake pads has it been squealing ?

shack

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

  • 64 Answers

SOURCE: Describe your 1996 Ford Explorer Problem..trouble

Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0443 indicates a failure in the EVAP canister purge valve circuit.
Possible causes:

  • VPWR circuit open.
  • EVAP canister purge valve circuit open.
  • EVAP canister purge valve circuit shorted to PWR GND.
  • EVAP canister purge valve circuit shorted to VPWR.
  • Damaged EVAP canister purge valve.
  • Damaged PCM.

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

bschilz
  • 2049 Answers

SOURCE: firing order for 1996 ford explorer

You didn't tell me if you have a 6 cyl, 8 cyl or 4WD, so i'll give you a link where you can check the engine you have. Scroll down the page to Explorer and click on the engine you have...

http://autorepair.about.com/library/firing_orders/bl-ford-firing-96.htm

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What will make a 1997 ford explorer run rich


Clogged injectors, needs a tune up basically. Plugs, wires, PCV Valve, injector cleaner (SEAFOAM)

Feb 25, 2015 | 1997 Ford Explorer AWD

1 Answer

My exploer will not go on reverse


I just traded in a 1996 Ford Explorer ... There's your first big hint :) Next, have you ever had it in 4WD? Is the 4WD switch in the "Auto" position? Does the gear shifter move into reverse? or is it just the gear box that's not responding?
Is it Auto or Manual? (Not sure if they came in a manual, but I'm in Australia and not sure what was available in America?)

Oct 09, 2012 | 1996 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Feul running rich


Have you had the engine checked for fault codes stored in the computer to explain this? Do that 1st before replacing any parts.

Feb 20, 2012 | 1996 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Ford explorer 1996 smoking black to much and spending to much petrol


running rich, needs a tune and possibly oxygen sensors and the likes. get it checked out.

Feb 03, 2011 | 1996 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

1996 ford explorer; how to change roters and brakes


the easiest thing to do is to buy a haynes auto manual for your truck at a local auto parts store. $17. it will give you step by step instructions. way to many to put on here.

Sep 11, 2010 | 1996 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Need torq specifications on a 1996 ford explorer for cylinder head


COMPLETE AUTO MANUALS ONLINE @ WEB RESOURCEFUL .COM

Aug 13, 2010 | 1996 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Why is my cadilac converter red hot


Your engine is running rich:
if you continue to operate you will have cat converter failure.

Recommend dropping in to your local repair shop or parts store and run a diagnostic test.

This will identify why the engine is running so rich.

Have this problem fixed sooner than later.

Hope this tip helps.

r/
David

Mar 13, 2010 | 1996 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Codes indicate both banks running rich


Auto Zone plugged in and indicated Bank 1 & Bank 2 running rich.
I have a CV '96. 124 k mi.
I replaced the Mass Air Flow Sensor. $85-$110 30-40 min.
Very easy to replace with the included instructions.
All well so far. Engine Light now off.

Many just clean the contacts with contact cleaner spray.
( saw it on eHow search' mass air flow sensor' )
I opted for a new one.

Nov 16, 2009 | 1996 Ford Crown Victoria

3 Answers

How to tell if my cadillac converter is bad.


I would take it to get it tested some places will do it free, Schuck's will and some other parts stores, also I would get a diagnostics done on it. Then they will give you the code and the meaning for it.
good luck.
Nikki2913

Nov 17, 2008 | 1996 Ford Explorer

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Ford Explorer Logo

Related Topics:

219 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75817 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5495 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...