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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-03-05, 05:09 AM Thread Starter
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idle problems

I have a 1990 ford scorpio the car all of a sudden stop working right, when the car is cold it works fine, but when it warms up it will stall when you put it in drive or rev or when it is in park and you push down the gas pedel it stalls out don't know what it could be.need help.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-08-05, 01:21 AM
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Re: idle problems

to much fuel getting through and its flooding it. or not enough spark try new leads and sparks some times when the coil to dizzy lead is f**cked it earths out and causes it to ark and wont fire the fuel as well u can tell by holding a screwdriver near the lead on the coil or dizzy. make sure it has a good handle that wont let u cop a zap if u see the spark ark to the screw driver then its that or check dizzy cap for cracks that will do the same thing. but i would say leads or cap on this one maybe a fuel problem but i say its flodding from to much unburnt fuel due to lack of spark
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