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Just bought a '93 tempo gl with 46k miles and looks to be in mint condition. The previous owner said all it needed was an O2 sensor because it idles rough and struggles to accelerate on the highwa

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    shadowfang02 Feb 24, 2012

    Alright, just got done changing out ALL of the spark plugs and got a voltmeter to test the 02 sensor at a later date. I'd say that the car runs about 35 to 50 percent better now than it did with the old plugs. Going to slap some new cables on there for good measure. I figure this thing just needs some good ol' TLC. lol



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I am not a mechanic, so I dont know for sure, but it sounds like a problem I had with my car. It turned out there was a bad wire. We serviced the wires and spark plugs and problem solved.

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the first thing is to check the fluid in the trany, make sure its full, then check under the hood and make sure that the shift linkage is connected at throtle, this is where the gas cable goes. this is where i would start.good luck.

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