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2001 Focus ! light comes on when driving up hill

I have a 2001 Focus that I have been having ongoing issues with. I the last 6-8 months I feel like I am drowning in all of the repairs that my car has needed. Just in the last 2 weeks the MAF (mass air flow) sensor was replaced, the air by pass valve was replaced and the car still isn't right. Now it's newest trick is when I am going up my hill to get home the ! light flicks on and the car acts like it wants to shut off, but then it will keep going. Although yesterday morning when I came to a stop and then went to go again it just completely shut off, but then started right back up. Garage thinks it may be the fuel pump, but they seem baffled. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks.

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  • Rob Cobb
    Rob Cobb May 11, 2010

    Good day

    Is there anything around the ! ? Whw=en you had the vehicle into the shop did they take it on a road test?



    please let me know so we can get to the bottom of this for you



    Cheers

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Hi problem you got here is you need a new garage as an engine code will only tell you the circiut at fault and cannot be took litterley as it may say your psv valve so a decent tech would see if all the hoses are clear see if they are weak as they may be collasping under pressure you don,t just change the componant when you say the light comes on when going up hill which light waring light for fuel or engine code light as if this problem is worse going up hill it would suggest a fuel problem has this garage not got a fuel pressure tester yates210456 i would be cheesed if i kept having to pay for the same problem to solved

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