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Engine starts cold, doesn't always restart or restarts after a long period

Car was just purchased so no history available starts cold and runs fine will not always restart until or until cold again. 2 hours, I'm deaf so I can't hear a fuel pump

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Fuel not reaching fuel rail, battery low or discharged, or defective spark plugs.

Posted on Nov 24, 2013

Testimonial: "got a pressure gauge today, checked battery voltage-(12.3V) fuel pressure-(25PSI.), cleaned battery terminals and hooked up charger, voltage increased to 14.7V and fuel pressure increased to 55PSI. I'm hoping the engine goes back to the trouble area so I can get a fuel pressure reading. can't say how long this will take."

  • Joel Greer Nov 26, 2013

    i found the relays and swapped them around with no change found

  • Joel Greer Nov 28, 2013

    fuel reachs fuel rail when cold but not after running for 30 minutes, it runs smooth and does'nt quit just won't restart

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SOURCE: engine stalls after engine warms up. I put heat in

try testing/replacing the coil. if it stalles after the car warms up that gives the coild time to over heat and die.

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SOURCE: 98 Windstar fuel pump relay.

Relay is located under the hood in the power box. Under the power box lid shows where the relay is

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