CAR STARTS UP OK BUT WHEN PLACED IN GEAR VERY ...

1999 Ford Explorer

Tiny

pearlhickory

October, 19, 2012 AT 2:26 PM

Car starts up ok, but when placed in gear very rough idle likes wants to stall, checked all sparks plugs all ok, checked all injectors and cleaned the off vehicle, all ok, no apparent vacuum leaks, , compression is 120 across all cylinders, , its a 4.0 V6, any ideas, thanks.

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Tiny

hmac300

October, 19, 2012 AT 2:30 PM

Clean throttle plate with choke cleaner on both sides, check for vacuum leaks or bad hosses/grommets on v covers and check fuel pressure.

Tiny

Wrenchtech

October, 19, 2012 AT 3:00 PM

I would scan it for any stored trouble codes before getting too deep into anything.

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