EXPLORER STARTS UP BUT DIES OUT IN A MINUTE.

  • Tiny
  • nathynwithay
  • 2000 Ford Explorer
  • 140,000 miles

I have a 2000 Ford Explorer will start but will not remain running. I have 16 psi fuel pressure, tank drained and fresh fuel put in, throttle position replace along with idle control.

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 AT 10:13 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Key on engine off-should read 55-65 psi-yours is too low @ 16psi-

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 AT 10:18 PM
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  • nathynwithay
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I meant 60 psi sorry

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 AT 10:31 PM
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  • rasmataz
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Go to this walk thru link:http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-stalls

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 AT 11:32 PM
  • Tiny
  • nathynwithay
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We tried all these options

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 12:13 AM
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  • rasmataz
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Clean the idle air control valve and the MAF sensor and see what happens-Do you have a check engine light?

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 2:06 AM
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  • nathynwithay
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The idle air control valve has been changed and the check engine light does not come on.

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 2:21 AM
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  • rasmataz
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Does it starts back up when it stalls or you have to wait?

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 2:51 AM
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  • rasmataz
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Also check the exhaust system if its clogged-up

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 2:51 AM
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  • nathynwithay
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What do you mean by "back up" and the exhaust appears to be fine.

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 7:53 PM
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  • rasmataz
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A clogged exhaust will cause the engine to stalls due to excessive backpressure.

I expect my suggestions be answered in order for me to help you otherwise you don't need us

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 8:16 PM

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