>My 99 ford explorer has recently started dying.It only happens
>occasionally...most of the time it will not want to start after sitting
>for over about 5 hours. I will have to keep my foot on the gas, so that
>the battery will not die. Once it gets going it is fine and then it
>sits...Will a fuel filter and oil change help?
I had hard starting after my Ex sat for several hours. Leaky fuel injector
that flooded the cylinder. You can pull the plugs and look at them closely,
you will probably have lots of deposits on the plug in the problem cylinder,
you may even smell gas.
The car would start fine after a short stop
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