Hard starting when hot outside

Tiny
JAFO330
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  • 1996 MERCURY SABLE
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 100,000 MILES
1996 mercury sable. When it is hot out side my sable won't start and idles roughly and stalls on take off.
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Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 AT 8:56 PM

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Tiny
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See if any codes show up on scan. Could be MAF sensor or ECT or TPS or leaky injectors or vacuum leak etc. When was last sparkplug change?
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Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 AT 9:03 PM
Tiny
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Spark plugs changed yesterday, fuel filter 2 weeks ago and oil and filters changed a month ago.
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Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 AT 9:13 PM
Tiny
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Where can I get a vacuum hose diagram for the sable?
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Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 AT 9:40 PM
Tiny
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I generally just look for faulty hoses with cracks breaks splits disconnects.
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Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 AT 2:32 AM

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