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Old 07-12-2006, 14:16   #1 (permalink)
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92 Ford Tempo GL Engine Idles High

I recently installed a new distributor into my 92 Tempo GL.

The car was running fine before the installation, but now it doesn't want to go when I accelerate. Also, the engine idles very high, and the engine overheats as a result.

Does anybody have an idea what's causing the high idle and the poor acceleration?
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the timing has got to be wrong. did u instal the new dist carefully to keep the timing perfect? if not i can walk you through how to set it.
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Re: 92 Ford Tempo GL Engine Idles High

I agree with Cronicus. You may be a tooth off on the distrubitor or it may just need the timing adjusted. I had a mother of a time when I changed the dist on my topaz.
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