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1996 Ford Van will not start when the temp outside is below 60. Takes about 10-12 tries for it to start. Replaced several sensors, still not fixed. Help!

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It could be quite a few things. First off, have the codes pulled from an Autozone or dealer. If you have any codes, try to fix what ever is wrong. However, before digging into the diagnostics you can try a few things. Although it doesnt sound like it, the fuel pump could be weak. You could try to prime the fuel pump by turning on the ignition and off then back on a few times. Listen to the fuel pump noise towards the rear of the van. If you do not have the noise, your fuel pump could be going bad. Although that is not very common. Outside of a fuel issue it could be an ignition issue as well.

I would also recommend that you check the plugs and wires or simply replace them as a tune up.

If you can add any additional information of what happens with the van. I can provide greater insight.

Thanks

Posted on May 26, 2011

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CHECK IF THE GAS PUMP GETTIN KIND OF FROZEN,,,,,,WHEN YOU TRY TO START AND IS NOT STARING,,,,,,,STOP TAKE THE GAS LINE OUT AND TRY TO START THE VAN AGAIN IF NO GAS COMING OUT OF THE LINE ,,,IS A PROBLEM WIHT THE PUMP OR WIRE NO MAKING GOOD CONTAC ,THE MOISTUIR ITS GETTING TO THE WIRE NOT ALLOWING TO MAKE CONTAC ,ALSO CHECK FOR THE DISTREBUTOR COIL IT COULD BE HAPPENING THE SAMETHING TO IT,GOOD LUCK

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