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Intermittent no start

I have a 2004 Ford Explorer with 129k miiles. I recently experienced an issue where the car would crank but not start. After pressing the pedal to the floor, it would start but it was a rough start. Now it is starting but I had this issue occur once before several months back. I did have the fuel pump and fuel filter replaced because the fuel pump failed and there is a indicator light on (Fuel cap) which I plan to replace but I don't think they are related. Any help would be appreciate it.

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Do you have a Check Engine Light? What is the fuel pressure now, should be 42-46 at idle and raises as the engine speed is increased to about 50 PSI.

Posted on Mar 21, 2014

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    Dave Whittaker Mar 21, 2014

    No check engine light on. How do you check the fuel pressure?

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Open hood and listen for vacuum leak sound. pcv hose is most likley cause.

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Pull the filters and ck for plastic or o-ring in wrong place. Something is up in the filter. 

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These 6.0 diesels had bad injectors to start with, so I would definently have those checked, how many miles do you have on it ?

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Do you have fuel pressure?
Do you have Spark?
Do you have all the ducting in place,from air filter to throttle body, and no vacuum leaks?

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