CAR HAS A HARD TIME STARTING

  • Tiny
  • sirrius27
  • 1996 Ford Taurus
  • 155,000 miles

Like its starving for gas. When it does start idle fluctuates and when accelerating it dies. Ive changed the fuel pump and filter.

I just changed pcv valve. Car idles good, but when driving, after it shifts starts to lose power, when I let off pedal, gains power again. No codes now.

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 AT 10:18 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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  • 25,550 posts

Check fuel pressure first.

Start there

Roy

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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 AT 1:03 AM
  • Tiny
  • sirrius27
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Update: dropped gas tank, replaced fuel pump, repaired gas gauge, car runs grrreeeaaat. Thanks

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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 AT 10:29 PM
  • Tiny
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Good job

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Thursday, September 20th, 2012 AT 3:18 AM

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