1992 Mercury Tracer MISSING AND SPUTTERRING

Tiny
DUDE19572
  • 1992 MERCURY TRACER

Engine Performance problem
1992 Mercury Tracer 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 86,598 miles

I WAS DRIVING TO WORK AND THE CAR STARTED TO RUN FUNNY IT WAS SPITTING AND SPUTTERRING LIKE IT WAS MISFIRING BUT I CHANGED THE WIRES AND SPARK PLUGS AND IT REALLY DIDN'T MAKE A DIFFERENCE THEN IT ALSO WOULDN'T GO MORE THEN 35 MPH AND MISSING ALL THE WAY I WAS TALKING TO A PERSON THAT KNOWS A LITTLE MORE THEN I KNOW AND JUST EXPLAINED WHAT IT WAS DOING AND SAID IT WAS PROBABLY THE CATALATIC CONVERTER COULD THIS POSSIBLY BE THE PROBLEM> PLEASE LET ME KNOW AND EMAIL ME BACK ASAP

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Sunday, May 17th, 2009 AT 7:13 PM

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Tiny
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To rule out the Cat do a backpressure test on the exhaust system. Also check the fuel pressure/MAF/TPS/EGR valve

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Friday, May 22nd, 2009 AT 7:22 PM

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