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2004 Ford Explorer 4.0 XLT wont start, engine turns over

Discussion in 'Stock 2002 - 2005 Explorers' started by xchecko, December 23, 2012.

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      xchecko New Member

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      hey guys,
      I tried starting my explorer a week back after football practice and it just wouldnt start, it cranks and cranks and cranks and I get nothing but an extremely strong smell of gas coming from the air filter.. I opened the air filter casing and i tried starting it again and since it was cold I could see the vaporized gas just coming out of the air filter as the engine keeps turning over.

      Im not sure what to do at this point
       
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      start

      Sounds like you're getting air and fuel, I would check spark, maybe coil pack.
       
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      We changed the spark plugs and wires thinking that was it since the original plugs were flooded with gas. changed them out and nothing happened
       
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      I now know what you meant by saying it was the coilpack, how would i check if thats the problem?
       

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