ENGINE IDLE PROBLEMS THEN OVERHEATING

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  • jsonera01
  • 1999 Ford Expedition
  • 120,000 miles

120,000 MILES I have a 1999 Ford Expedition It was driving great then the engine started sputtering (mis-ideling), then the Service engine Soon light comes on. Driving back home it started getting hot yet didn't over heat it got up to 3/4 hot! I looked at the engine and it looked ok.

Sunday, January 8th, 2012 AT 9:17 PM

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  • jacksprat
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Have it checked for fault codes with a scan tool. Are there any warning lights on the dash? Have you refilled with dodgy fuel perhaps?

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Sunday, January 8th, 2012 AT 9:48 PM
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  • saturntech9
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Please post the exact code numbers you have take it to a auto parts store and have them scan it for codes. Write the code numbers down.

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Sunday, January 8th, 2012 AT 11:10 PM

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