ENGINE GETS REALLY JERKY AND WILL HARDLY ACCELERATE

1987 Ford Escort

Tiny

oldescort

February, 21, 2012 AT 6:29 PM

I have a 1987 mk4 ford escort 1.4gl. My car will usually start and idle fine, but when I drive it usually gets really jerky and will hardly accelerate. Also when I slow down to a stop it stalls. Then it idles very rough with the revs going up/down then stop.

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2 Answers

Tiny

fixitmr

February, 21, 2012 AT 7:05 PM

Any CEL to read codes from? Could be TPS.

Tiny

fixitmr

February, 21, 2012 AT 7:18 PM

Could also be weak fuel pressure.

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