stalling problem finally solved!!!!! - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
The Pub For General Discussion

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-28-03, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
jjj's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Qld
Posts: 278
biggrin stalling problem finally solved!!!!!

As you are well aware i have made a few posts about my ea cpi 4spd auto stalling on me. I tracked the problem down to the fuel supply being cut off because after replacing all the ignition items the problem still happened. I removed the cover over the fuel pump in the boot and what do you know it was caked to the top with gravel and dirt. The 12v connector and fuel sender were both totally packed full of dirt thus making poor connections, hence fuel supply problems and the incorrect fuel level on the gauge. Cleaned out with vacume cleaner and sprayed with crc. The car seems to have a lot better throttle response now and the fuel gauge is now showing the right level and flicks up to that level twice as quick as before. I am happy as this problem has frustrated me for over 1 year now???
jjj is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-29-03, 12:56 AM
Village Idiot
EFJase's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Perth, WA
Age: 32
Posts: 2,526
Its always good when u finally fix somehting thats been pissin ya 4 ages.
After alot of pissing around and annoyence i finally fixed a heap o lil things on my car recently, its running best it eva has, but now im selling it :(


TPC Mod/henchman
previous rides;
1st car EA Fairmont Ghia, extractors, exhaust
2nd EF GLi, 'custom' interior, extractors, exhuast
3rd EA Fairmont 5spd, low'd, extractors, exhuast, head
work, 3.45LSD, EL dash, interior+ El ECU
4th EB2 Fairmont, EL dash and interior, BBM, LSD etc etc
5th EB Fairmont Ghia 5L. All leather, lowered, exhaust etc
EFJase is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-29-03, 01:22 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: 27 00S 153 07E
Posts: 1,944
Thanks for the update. It seems the more modern the car, the more likely electrical faults will be causing the problems.

"I married Miss Right. I just didn't know her first name was Always."
TopGhia is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-29-03, 07:10 PM
Look! A flying orangutan!
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: perth
Age: 33
Posts: 3,104
Always good to learn something new.
God on ya for posting that man.

Proud TQE Operator and President of SEFAG - the Society for the Elimination of Ford Automatic Gearboxes

Pacemaker headers + 2.5" exhaust
EF Fairmont interior
MP3 player
Lowered King springs
5 speed manual
EF motor

Newest mod: EF Ghia wiring loom and dash
mongrelEB is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BTR Limp Home Mode Problem Solved SVO Pete General Tech 1 06-02-03 01:58 AM
'92 Escort xr3i stalling problem nasher Ford Escort | Ford Laser | Ford TX3 | Ford Sierra | Mercury Capri 3 04-28-03 02:56 PM
SHO stopper: Engine problem in high-performance Taurus angers fans Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 10-23-02 10:39 PM
clicking noise problem solved ferrite1234 General Tech 0 05-08-02 06:14 PM
EF I6 stalling problem XWJG34 Inline 6 Tech 11 04-01-02 12:29 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome