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2001 ford explorer V6: cranks fine but starts only

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2001 ford explorer V6...

2001 ford explorer V6: cranks fine but starts only intermittently. Once started it runs fine, until turned off.

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Yes, and yes.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Explorer yourself? What have you tried so far?

No. have not tried

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No. 2001 ford explorer V6: cranks fine but starts only intermittently. Once started it runs fine, until turned off.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

do you have to keep trying to start it until it finally catches?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
8, 10, or 12 tries sometimes
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

ok,do you know where the starter relay is?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
David - sorry, cancel this. I thought it was $5, not $31, pls cancel and have a good evening
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

you pledged 28.00 for a satisfactory answer. I recommend reading the policy next time. thank you

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
i’ll read the fine print more carefully nect time
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