Explorer starts up but dies out in a minute.

Tiny
NATHYNWITHAY
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  • 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
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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
Tiny
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I meant 60 psi sorry
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Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 AT 10:31 PM
Tiny
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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
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We tried all these options
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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 12:13 AM
Tiny
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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
Tiny
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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
Tiny
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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
Tiny
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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
Tiny
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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
Tiny
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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
Tiny
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We've been checking the exhaust and it doesn't seem to be that.
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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 8:37 PM
Tiny
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Recheck the EGR, IACV, TPS, MAF, CPS sensor. BTW is the CEL coming on? -Also test the ignition switch could be failing
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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 AT 10:47 PM

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