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    2004 Explorer Cold Starting Problems HELP!!

    I had a 2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer V6 When it gets cold it is super hard to start the car. The car will crank but wont catch, eventually after several tries I can get the car to catch. one of three things will happen, the car will start and go to idle no problem and be ready to drive...
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    2004 4.0L Cold start issues

    When it's below below freezing outside my explorer has trouble starting and initial rough idle. When I scan for trouble codes I get P0302 which is a misfire on cylinder 2 and a P0316 which is engine misfire detected on startup. Once it's been running for about 30 seconds to a minute the rough...
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    Winter Resistant Battery

    Hey folks, looking for opinions on batteries that don't diminish as badly in the cold. Mine is performing poorly at low temps this year so I am going to replace it before it leaves me stranded. Also my air bag light is on during those cold mornings, which I hear is from low voltage. Point...
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    1992 4x4 Explorer no cold start and more....

    Thanks in advance, we are stumped.. 1992 Explorer 4x4 4.0 OHV Temperature dropped for the first time this winter, below 30 degrees, and she would not start. We are getting zero codes, Key on running or not....nada....zilch.... I checked everything, cleaned the IAC, replaced the IAT, the...
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    Rattle Noise on Cold Startup, Winding Noise Varies with RPMs when Cold

    Hello, I have a 04 Mounty 4.6L V8 with 96,000 mi. and it is making a horrible rattle and scraping noise for a couple seconds immediately after a cold start. Then it will make a winding noise that gets louder and faster as RPMs increase. The winding noise goes away after the engine warms up...
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    Need help with brakes/abs please!

    1997 Ford Explorer XLT V6 4.0L Hello everyone, ive got few issues with my car, one of them is fuel economy, i constantly get 10mpg city and 16mpg highway, so who knows please tell me what can i possibly change to increase mpg, The second issue is a big one, all started about a month ago, i...
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    98 5.0AWD Fly Wheel Problem? Cold start only

    98 AWD 5.0 with a 208xxx miles on her. This is only something that started in the past month or so when it has turned cold here in IL. I start the car (ungaraged now) and she turns fine. However, there is a metal sound that reminds me of when you keep your key turned too long? When its super...
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    1999 Explorer with cold start problems.

    Hello to all. Excellent site. Just joined and looking for some expertise. I have a 1999 Explorer Sport, 4.0 SOHC. For about 4-5 years now when it gets roughly 45 degrees or lower (the lower the worse) upon starting the engine fires up fast and high idle then drops down to 500 or less rpms and...
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    1-2 Gear in A4LD

    Hi to all. This is my first post in the forum because i am too bad writing in English. I am Spanish and i have a 4x4 94' Explorer with automatic transmission. I am having problems with my transmission. My first transmission was changed in the Ford workshop because it was loosing oil...
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    02 Engine wont start in cold weather

    2002 EB Explorer. Near or below freezing temps past few days. Engine started up fine on first try yesterday and today. After idling and warming up for 10 minutes this morning I turned car off, went back inside and upon return 5 minutes later and attempt to restart, engine now wont start...
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