HOW TO FIX A IDLE PROBLEM

1995 Ford F-150

Tiny

jhnbapst

February, 11, 2012 AT 12:36 AM

I have a 95 f150 4x4 5.0 when I start it when its cold outside itll start fine and accelerate high for about 10 seconds but then die down immediately almost stalling ive changed the iac valve but ill the same issue where should I go next? I was thinking the coolant temp sensor

7 Answers

Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

February, 11, 2012 AT 12:40 AM

Check for vacuum leaks.

Tiny

jhnbapst

February, 11, 2012 AT 12:47 AM

CAN THE COOLANT TEMP SENSOR TELL THE COMPUTER THE ENGINE IS WARMED UP BECAUSE THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT WILL TURN ON RIGHT WHEN THE IDLE DROPS

Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

February, 11, 2012 AT 12:54 AM

Have you checked for trouble codes?

Tiny

jhnbapst

February, 11, 2012 AT 12:58 AM

No I havent where can I get that done on a 95

Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

February, 11, 2012 AT 1:02 AM

95 should be an OBD2 system. Most parts stores will do it for free.

Tiny

jhnbapst

February, 11, 2012 AT 1:21 AM

Thanks a lot ill see what I can do and let you know I appreciate your feedback

Tiny

Wrenchtech

February, 11, 2012 AT 2:11 AM

This is an OBD1 system and you are going to need a professional scan tool for this one.

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