Re: 98 Sable - Odd Behavior Usually on Hills -- Kind of a jerky action
In news:alt.autos.ford, trainfan1 <email@example.com> posted on Sat,
17 Dec 2005 10:36:44 -0500:
> Damaeus wrote:
> > I've got a '98 Sable single cam with 209,000 miles on it. Occasionally
> > when going up a hill, it's as if I'm letting off the gas completely and
> > then pushing it back to its previous position several times, but I'm not.
> > It's difficult to explain it any other way than that. There are no weird
> > noises, really, that I've noticed. IT doesn't happen during gear shifts.
> > The transmission shifts perfectly. It just seems to "happen" as I'm
> > cruising along. It seems to happen more on hills, but I haven't yet made a
> > mental note of it happening on level pavement.
> Fuel filter.
Okay. That's kinda what I was thinking, but when funds are limited, I like
having opinions floating around in my head so I won't waste money trying to
get a specific problem fixed, even if it means letting something else go
another couple or three weeks beyond its normal maintenance cycle.