Car cranks but hard starts or won't start

Asked by Feb 04, 2017 at 05:36 PM about the 2000 Ford Contour 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2000  ford contour se sedan  2.0l 4cy. I will
go out to start and it either won't start or a very
hard start if it doesn't start after the sun hots the
motor I can get it to hard start most of the time
once I get it started it has no problems I can turn it
off and restart any time. We have replace the
engine temp sensor, fuel pressure sensor, fuel
pump relay, fuel pump works, spark plugs and we
get spark, the timing belt has been done, I'm
stumped any ideas?

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Update...the engine temp sensor my husband decided he would heat up the old one with a torch and unplug the new one plug the old one in mind u the new one is still in the hole he just unplugged the clip and plugged into the one he heated and the car started right up he let it run a second upclipped it and clipped it to the attached one and the car remained running he shut it off and it restarted this baffles me ...

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