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Two problems - hard starting, and where does the Vapor Canister Purge Valve go

My daughters 98 Mustang - V6 - always starts, but it might take a couple times. I did see someones suggestion about turning the key a couple times first.

I bought the VCPV as a result of the 1443 ODB11 error.

Thanks in advance.

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  • AZRay Aug 30, 2008

    Battery's and charging system are fine. Thanks.

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Have you checked the battery?  There may be enough charge to get the car going after a few cranks, but not on the first go.  Any auto mechanic shop should be able to hook your battery up and perform a load test on it to see if it holding a charge.  Many will even do it for free. 

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