v6 cougar wont get above 4500rpm - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Mercury Cougar Forum
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

Mercury Cougar Forum Forum for discussion of the Mercury Cougar.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-12-2009, 16:15   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 3
v6 cougar wont get above 4500rpm

ok so i have to replace my power steering pump today and i have never sat in the car and revved it before, so i was going slow and i hit 4500rpm and then it started to stutter and wouldn't go much higher and the stutter started to increase as it increased so i backed it down.... what would cause this? i don't have any codes but the previous owner said he had gotten bank 1 cat failure but he said he fixed it and like i said there aren't any codes stored so what could it be? could it be the cat? maybe he just tricked the computer some how? any info would be much appreciated
scgamer_99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-12-2009, 16:31   #2 (permalink)
2002 F150 XLT
 
Bert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Oregon
Posts: 9,844
Re: v6 cougar wont get above 4500rpm

You didn't say what year it is but most of the newer cars have a speed limiter and won't let the enginge rev over a set RPM.
Bert is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-2009, 16:44   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 3
Re: v6 cougar wont get above 4500rpm

it's a 99
scgamer_99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-2009, 16:47   #4 (permalink)
2002 F150 XLT
 
Bert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Oregon
Posts: 9,844
Re: v6 cougar wont get above 4500rpm

I'm pretty sure that has it. It acts like a rapid on off surge at the high revs.
Bert is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-2009, 17:22   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 3
Re: v6 cougar wont get above 4500rpm

strange, lol so would it happen if i was in gear on the high way? or is it just while i am parked? it,s an automatic so its not like i need it to rev really high anyways
scgamer_99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-2009, 17:33   #6 (permalink)
2002 F150 XLT
 
Bert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Oregon
Posts: 9,844
Re: v6 cougar wont get above 4500rpm

If you put the shift lever in a low gear, it would do the same thing. In drive, it shifts before that point.
Bert is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Mercury Cougar Forum



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

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


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:40.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.