ROUGH IDLE AT COLD START

2001 Ford Crown Victoria

Tiny

scottper58

June, 21, 2011 AT 7:51 PM

2001 crown vic On my first startup of the day have low idle(bat light low volt) once the car warms up all symptoms disappear is this a ect sensor problem

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5 Answers

Tiny

rasmataz

June, 21, 2011 AT 8:06 PM

Check the charging system and also the ECT sensor

Tiny

scottper58

June, 21, 2011 AT 10:00 PM

Alternator is charging at14v. Just checked resistance on etc and is very low. 1.7kohms

Tiny

way2old

June, 21, 2011 AT 11:07 PM

Check the Idle Air Control motor. If it is dirty or plugged, it will give a low and rough idle condition until it warms up.

Tiny

scottper58

June, 21, 2011 AT 11:33 PM

Thanks, I replaced the idle air control valve

Tiny

scottper58

June, 21, 2011 AT 11:36 PM

Wher is the ect sensor on 2001 crown vic, wha I think is the ect has a 2 blade connecter and is coated with plumbers putty

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