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95 windstar ( 3.8L )Will not fire.Did start and

I have a 95 ford windstar with 3.8L engine. No previous starting problems ( owned 8 years ). One day with, no previous warnings poor starting etc., it would not fire. I sprayed starting fluid in the air intake for 2-3 seconds and it started right up and ran fine. Restarted normally for 5-6 starts, then same problem, same solution, same results.The third time it wouldn't start, the starting fluid had no effect other than to run a few seconds till the fluid burned up.One month old battery, 1/2 tank fuel.
What do you think ?

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Clogged fuel filter maybe or the fuel pump isnt coming on or the injectors are bad.

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Hello, first check the fuel pressure and if it's to low for that Ford 3.8 L engine. If the fuel pressure is to low then check and replace the fuel filter. Now, check the fuel pressure if it is OK, then you had a plug fuel filter Now, if the fuel pressure is still to low then you'll need to replace the fuel pump which is located in the fuel tank.

I hope this help you out here buddy. GB...stewbison

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