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1996 Ford Explorer

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03-31-04, 08:10 AM   #1  
1996 Ford Explorer

I have a 96 Ford Explorer with 115K miles. When I start the engine cold the motor runs rough and acts like it is missing.I replaced the spark plugs but it still runs rough when first started. If I drive down the road a few miles it suddenly starts running smooth and will continue to do so until it cools down and I restart it. This just started happening a few days ago. What might the problem be?

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03-31-04, 03:25 PM   #2  
Sounds like plug wires to me. If they are original, I'd change them for sure. Nowadays the plugs last longer than the wires.

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