• Tiny
  • ngalvan160
  • 1993 Ford Explorer
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 562,000 miles

I have a 1993 ford explorer 4.0 6cyl. 2 wheel drive. The problem I have is that it starts up fine and stays on while in park, but hesitates to rev up when I mash the gas, doesn't hesitate when I press it slowly, Then shuts off when I put it in gear at which point it takes a while for it to start back up. I have put in a new fuel filter and the gas pump is only a couple of months old. Sometimes it will let me drive for a little bit before losing power and act like I am flooding the engine when I try to give it gas, and it vibrates a little when I try to give it gas to try and speed back up to normal speed. Then I wait about five minutes and it starts back up like nothing was wrong. Been troubleshooting but can't seem to find what's wrong.

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 AT 4:11 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
  • Expert
  • 68,409 posts

Check the throttle position sensor, make sure the catalytic converter isn't plugged, and check for vacuum leaks on the engine.

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Thursday, June 16th, 2011 AT 3:08 AM

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