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Old 10-15-2007, 13:45   #1 (permalink)
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2000 Ford Crown vic P71 wont stay on

I have a 2000 ford crown vic old cop interceptor has about 92,000 miles on it. The problem is the car wont stay on unless i keep my foot on the gas. This has happened one other time and i managed to drive it a bit and someone it fixed itself but now did it again. it turns over and starts fine but if i dont hit the gas it just shuts off. Does anyone know what could be causing this? All help is apprciated
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Old 10-16-2007, 08:36   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 2000 Ford Crown vic P71 wont stay on

Needs the idle air control valve cleaned, methinks. Very common problem.
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Old 10-28-2007, 17:02   #3 (permalink)
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I think if it idles ok and dies as you give it gas, then I would look into the mass air sensor. And inspect your fuel pressure. Low fuel pressure can cause this.
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Old 10-30-2007, 13:50   #4 (permalink)
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Re: 2000 Ford Crown vic P71 wont stay on

Idle Air Control as mentioned above. 99/100 times with these symptons on these cars it's the IAC. I've replaced two on my '98 with 165k miles.
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