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My 1997 ford exploer starts but wont stay runnig /i have changed the fuel pump

If i take my foot off the gas it will die but starts right back up

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  • joann fonger Jan 24, 2013

    thank you i will try this ,.,,if it doesnt work ill be back,.,wish me luck

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Check the IAC. It should be on top of the intake near the throttle body. Remove it and see if the pintle is stuck and/or carboned up. Sometimes a good cleaning will bring them back to life.

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Hi could probably help you, but I'm going to need some more information first.

1. How much fuel pressure is YOUR fuel pump making?

2. How long ago was it replaced? A brand new pump can go bad after a month, if you keep it low on fuel.

3. What does the voltage look like on the throttle position sensor when you hook a scan too into it? Is there any spiking in the voltage when you mash the gas pedal?

4. Has anyone replaced the IDLE AIR CONTROL VALVE? These are very notorious for failing. They're pretty easy too! Its 2 8 milimeter bolts, and one wired plug. Bet this one will get ya going.
Post results please.

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