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Experience:  12 years at a Ford Lincoln/Mercury and Jaguar dealer as a technician and shop foreman.
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my 2000 ford f250 v10 sputters when trying to start and then

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my 2000 ford f250 v10 sputters when trying to start and then it runs fine

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You may have a problem with the fuel pump not building up enough pressure on start up. A fuel pressure gage would need to be installed to the fuel rail to verify the pump is outputting. Once running do you have any issues? Have you tried holding your foot on the gas? Has the engine light ever come on while driving?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
hi

You may have a problem with the fuel pump not building up enough pressure on start up. A fuel pressure gage would need to be installed to the fuel rail to verify the pump is outputting. Once running do you have any issues? Have you tried holding your foot on the gas? Has the engine light ever come on while driving?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
no engine light has ever came on and when running no issues at all. i can start it and it does its sputter thing for about 3 seconds and then goes fine, and then i can turn it off and start it back up and it sarts fine. but if it is off for awhile it will do it again
Sounds like a fuel delivery problem. We will need to see the fuel pressure to rule the pump out as the cause. The fuel pressure should be about 35-45 with the key on and 28-45 with the engine running.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
is the fuel pump in the tank
Yes the electric fuel pump is inside the tank.
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