Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Woodend, Victoria
Re: Rough Idle On Ef
Firstly, Clean the ISC (see fordmods.com).
Still no good? Do the check for air leaks.
You'll need a can of butane(?) or was it Meathane... I think its the latter.
You then spray it around the inlet (whilst car is idling). If the car suddenly idles clean and smooth again, then rough... you know some extra air is getting in around the inlet gastket.
Mine died about 8 months ago. Its a fun job to replace, the bolts up the back underneath can go f themselves!
1978 XC Fairmont. <-- Slowly being restored
250 X-Flow with T5, 2.77 LSD with full pedders sports ryder trim (front and rear). All riding on 14X7 Hotwires.
AND, as recent addition.
1995 EF XR6 Manual
Gun Metal Grey with King springs and 2.5 exhaust, riding on EL XR8 rims.