CAR SLOWS DOWN TO IDLE THEN RUNS GOOD AGAIN

  • Tiny
  • Don Jackson
  • 1999 Mercury Marquis
  • 12,000 miles

On a 1999 mercury marquis, then it will run good for awhile then do the same thing again. I had 2 snow tires put on the rear wheels, and when I was on my way home, the car would get up to about 50 mph, and slow down to about 20 mph, then it would run good again. Is this caused by the speed sensors? It does this off and on. Can you tell me what and how to fix this problem? Don

Monday, January 2nd, 2012 AT 7:59 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rivermikerat
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  • 6,118 posts

It might be due to speed sensors. Were the snow tires you put on exactly the same size?

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Monday, January 2nd, 2012 AT 8:18 PM

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