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Old 06-14-2005, 00:12   #1 (permalink)
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Re: 1998 Ford Explorer - won't start when hot

"HG2" wrote:
> Have a 98 Ford Explorer with 4.0 SOHC V6 and 102k miles.
> Recently
> experienced trouble starting when the vehicle was hot (still
> within normal
> range). It was suggested that this could be ignition module
> problem.
> Looking at archives seems to suggest this could be the
> problem. Can't find
> any trouble codes with OBDII analyzer but was not able to
> reproduce the
> problem with it connected.
>
> Any similar experience?
>
> When looking at the online parts catalog, I could not find an
> entry for
> "ignition module". I can't find a traditional coil. Is this
> part and
> parcel of the distributer?
>
> Thanks.


i had the same problem i have a 94 explorer i replaces the fuel, pump,
the fuel pump relay, and the fuel pump assembly, after all that work i
still had the problem... ANSWER: it ended up being a $7.00 fuse under
the hood.. mechanic found out wut it was because whenever it was hot
and wouldnt start when you turn the key (but dont start it) when the
lights come on the check engine light was not lite up like it should
be when u turn the key he then realized it was a relay fuse under the
hood related to the computer.. A $7.00 PART AFTER I SPENT $450.00

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Old 06-23-2005, 21:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Re: 1998 Ford Explorer - won't start when hot

"shor-t" wrote:
> i had the same problem i have a 94 explorer i replaces the
> fuel, pump, the fuel pump relay, and the fuel pump assembly,
> after all that work i still had the problem... ANSWER: it
> ended up being a $7.00 fuse under the hood.. mechanic found
> out wut it was because whenever it was hot and wouldnt start
> when you turn the key (but dont start it) when the lights come
> on the check engine light was not lite up like it should be
> when u turn the key he then realized it was a relay fuse under
> the hood related to the computer.. A $7.00 PART AFTER I SPENT
> $450.00


any chance you know specifically which fuse it was?
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