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I have a 1997 ford cobra and it looses fuel pressure when I try and crank it up. It will correct it self if I let it sit for about 4 or 5 hours and run perfectly fine. I have replaced the fuel relay, the fuel pump, and the fuel filter.

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  • jessejozwiak Apr 20, 2009

    sister has a 1997 ford mustang and it starts & runs fine and then
    out of the blue it will nont start but cranks and sounds like it is
    choking out with out fuel. she'll wait 5 minutes and it will start and
    run great till the next random time

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Once it's up & running, how long can you go/drive, before it acts up again?

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A bent/kinked metal fuel line could cause this. Post your findings.

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