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Escort 1998 1.8 zetec mis firing

Hi when driving along engine jumps/mis fires. when stopped car revs go up and down sometimes staying at 1400 revs for about couple of min before dropping or trying to stall at 500 revs. spent about 400 so far. plugs ht leads,air flow meter,igniction box,idle control valve,feul filter,cleaned earth points around car as thought lambert sensor. car wont pick up on computer dionog... someone said feul inj cam actuator but where is it. help i want a smooth ride always had fords but this one letting me down! my focus is brillant!

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  • Anonymous Oct 30, 2008

    i have the excact same problem with my mondeo 2litre zetec auto did you find what it was?

  • teapot 1 Apr 27, 2009

    same poblem for 2 years,changed pcv .plugs maft plugs leads no air leaks found no codes stored in ecu

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Try using a gauge to measure fuel delivery pressure but this tool may only be available to the dealer or a big garage,best advice in a case like this is put car in dealers as you cant read the the ECU readings as the OBD II connector cable doesnt have manufacturers pin connections.Have a funny feeling this problem is a concoction of different faults,but try checking gauze filter on bottom of pump in the fuel tank or for porosity on the flexible connections that connect the plastic fuel lines to the unit on the tank .

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