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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Wont start but iam getting fuel, good, 97 exploer, changed

Customer Question

wont start but iam getting fuel
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: good
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 97 exploer
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: changed fuel filter
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: turns over but wont start
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Ford
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
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Expert:  Ron replied 11 months ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I am happy to assist you today. Give me just a moment to review your post, and I'll be right back with the help you need.

Expert:  Ron replied 11 months ago.

In order for the engine to start and you you need good spark at the spark plugs, injector pulse at the injectors and proper fuel pressure (32 to 45 PSI) . Can you check each one of there things and tell me which one you are lacking and we can work from there to determine the cause.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
im getting spark to the plugs , when i press the in line pressure it squirts out fine, it ran fine and my wife got into it the same day and it just turned over without starting
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
ill wait for the call
Expert:  Ron replied 11 months ago.

The common problem if you sure you have spark as well as injector pulse is usually a failing fuel pump. Even though its squirting you may not have proper fuel pressure. Can you install a fuel pressure gauge and read the actual pressure for me?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
i dont have fuel pressure gauge
Expert:  Ron replied 11 months ago.

Most Auto parts stores will loan you one for a deposit. Checking the pressure is the next step.