Having problems with your 1998 Ford Explorer ?
On starting from cold in cold weather the engine will not run smooth and run high then low then stops, runs ok when hot.
Your mass airflow maybe bad. or you may just need a tune up. air filter, plugs, wires, cap , rotor, oil change
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