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1991 ford probe

Ford probe idles fine in park, but put into drive it dies, and when pushing on the accelerator it has about a half second delay My 1990 Ford Probe idles fine in Park, Reverse and Neutral, but dies the second I put it in drive. I have been told that it might be a bad idle control motor (or circuit).

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  • smspencer4 Nov 29, 2008

    91 ford probe idles fine in park, reverse, and neutral but dies when you put into drive. When you give it gas to keep it running it acts like it is not getting enough gas or something is plugged.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    wom't idle when stoped unless you put it in neutral or park

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    My 96' f-150 dies after putting it in reverse and giving it a little gas. It also has a little trouble starting up



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Duck tape on the air intake. I just fixed mine. There is a crack on the intake that lets too much air in when you put it in drive that makes the car stall. Try it it works.

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