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Old 02-21-2002, 02:51   #1 (permalink)
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cold starting/idle up ef 6cyl

got a bit of a problem guys !
got an ef 6 cyl,my problem is cold starting,when i start the car in the morning it won`t idle up ,ie: it just keeps stalling unless i feather the accelarator.once it warms up everying is fine idle etc.
thermostat is new ,cleaned throttle body,tried an isc motor off another car-no difference.
someone suggested the computer ,what do think?
your help would be greatly appreciated !
can u reccomend any good ford techs in wollongong ?

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One simple cause is a clogged air cleaner.
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I've seen it be the computer before. Could be dodgy coolant sensor though (cheaper than computer). See if you can get the codes read...
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Possibly MAP sensor or coolant temp sensor or even TPS (throttle position switch) Check wiring connectors to sensors and earths on engine and chassis
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the problem is the engine computor.we find this problem all the time on ef
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Not head gasget ??? Sure???
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