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1996 Ford Escort

Shakes or Wobbles problem
1996 Ford Escort 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 77000 miles

I am experiencing problems with my car when I am going up a hill. It seems to loose power and I fail to regain my oomph for some time. What could the problem be?
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Jmccloy56
July 15, 2010.



Lack of acceleration, chugging, hesitating, bogging etc. Could be caused by one of the following below: Possibilities: Inspect and test all the following listed below: Oxygen sensor.
Catalytic converter.
Fuel injectors dirty/sticking.
Mass airflow sensor/Airflow meter.
Throttle position sensor.
Crankshaft position sensor
Knock sensor
Manifold absolute pressure sensor.
EGR Valve
Fuel pressure regulator leaking or defective fuel pump.
False air leakage.
Fuel contamination.
Foul/defective spark plugs.
Open spark plug wires.
Ignition coil/Coil packs defective.
Incorrect ignition timing.
Cap and rotor.

Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it.

Rasmataz
Jul 16, 2010.