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1996 Ford Aspire

Hello! My car used to have a problems with ideling. Last week when the cold weather came I could not activate the engine. Replaced the spark plugs and drove for couple days. But day ago again the same problem. Replaced wiring set, seems to be OK now, but car idles very unstable and needs to be warmed up at least for 10 minutes before I can drive it. Otherwise engine just shuts off and I need to wait some time to start it again. Is it water in fuel, air filter, distributor or something else.  Thanks

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  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    I have nearly the same problem, but wanted to point out that these are fuel injected cards.



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My name is Dennis and I think you have your finger on the problem but you may need encouragement.
Please consider the weather in relation to the events that you describe.
Also consider the repair was the car inside when it was repaired? and then did it start and run untill it was cold again?
When it's cold you have a problem except after the car is warm it's O.K. so the problem seems to be just when the car is cold.
I think the problem is the choke is too lean. If the car isn't Fuel injected the problem is the choke.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008


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