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98 ford explorer missing

Discussion in 'Technical Questions?' started by davbell22602, Jun 28, 2020.

  1. davbell22602

    davbell22602 Stihl Chainsaw Man

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    98 ford explorer 4.0 sohc 4x4 automatic sport

    Miles is 235k

    Has new wires , plugs, cam sensor, crank sensor installed by previous owner. Dont know what the mileage was. Wires still look new.

    I didnt find anything when checking the vaccum hoses.

    Found o2 sensor unplugged

    Previous owner says it shuts off when hot when driving. No its not overheating on the temperature gauge. This started after driving it from Pennsylvania to South Carolina and coming back.

    Has new coil pack with it. Plus a used a ecm also.

    Thought about starting over and replacing coil pack spark plugs and wires.

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    Found plugs getting too hot. Unknown when changed. Which plug do I use standard, single platinum or double platinum?

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    With that many miles, I'd use either one of those plugs. Don't these post 96 vehicles come equipped with some kind of heat/temp sensor? You might want to try and look for that. Have you used a code reader on it?
     
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    No codes or no hidden codes. Idk about the temp sensor.

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    Which one do I have

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    I'd think it would be the temp sensor. :dunno:
    Maybe go ahead and change plugs and wires and air filter. Try cleaning the MAF sensor with some MAF cleaner.
     
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    Ok. Have new plugs n wires. Think my temp sensor is the same as the coolant sensor.

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