• Tiny
  • pick1240
  • 1982 Mercury Zephyr
  • 58,000 miles

I have a 1981 mercury zephyr with a 2.3L four cylinder with automatic transmission. I was driving and when I hit the gas peddle its acted like it had no power. Took to the shop they told me my carborator needed to be rebuilt so I rebuilt it and it runs fine until I press the gas then it bogs down like its over loading with gas. I NEED HELP WITH THIS PLEASE HELP ME OUT

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Sunday, May 1st, 2011 AT 1:56 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Best check the accelerator pump and power valve of the carbuerator could be also one of the following.

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.
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 and keep testing.

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