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Old 03-15-2013, 03:14 PM
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Default Cam sensor?

I got an 04 4L v6 with around 150k on it and recently it won't start on dime. It takes a few seconds or more. Some times even two tries to start. I was wondering if it was the crank sensor? I replaced the spark plugs, changed the fuel filter, cleaned the air filter and it didn't change a thing. No clue what it could be. Maybe the crank sensor?
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:53 PM
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Default Re: Cam sensor?

its most likely the fuel pump they get old and bleed off the pressure and you dont have fuel when you need it for starting
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:20 PM
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I'll replace that this weekend then an see what happens
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Old 03-15-2013, 05:40 PM
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there should be a crank sensor out front on the side of the pulley
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Old 03-17-2013, 10:55 PM
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Had to order the cam sensor how much of a pain is it to replace a gas pump
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Old 03-18-2013, 01:04 AM
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Fuel pump. My bad
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Old 03-18-2013, 06:53 PM
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Default Re: Cam sensor?

They're not the worst. I put a pump in a '99 Explorer for a buddy two months ago. Three bolts to drop the tank, two hoses and the electrical plug. It's easier with the spare tire out.

Even easier though, if you've got a buddy that'll help you. Six or eight bolts hold the box down, three screws hold the fuel filler neck in place and you only have to get under the rear bumper to unplug the wiring harness for the taillights. One guy on each wheel well and set the bed on sawhorses or on the grass. Then you're looking directly down on your fuel pump and didn't spend a couple hours rolling around the driveway smashing your fingers and cursing. It's especially nice if there's fuel in the tank. 16 gallons of the stuff adds up when you're on your back holding it up.
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