Question about 2000 Ford Focus
My Ford Focus 1990 (v reg) cuts out, once the car has warmed up and you are at traffic light of stopped to turn the revs go up and down and the car cuts out. I have been advised to wipe the throttle butterfly? if so how do I do this please.
Here is the most common cause of surges and stalls, it is the idle speed control air-bypass valve and throttle valve, they get full of gunk over the miles and cause idle issues (stalls) like yours, Get a can of intake cleaner from any local parts store, not carb spray, intake cleaner, it is made by a company called CRC, remove the air intake hose to the engine, hold the idle high so the engine won't stall, then spray the can of cleaner into the intake while keeping the engine running, use at least 1/2 the can, shut down the engine and disconnect the battery for 5 minutes, then restart and complete a number of mixed driving cycles, town, freeway, stop and go etc., after a few days the problem will go away as the system will relearn to the clean intake.
Posted on Dec 03, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jul 27, 2015 | Ford Cars & Trucks
Nov 22, 2013 | 2000 Ford Focus
Nov 29, 2010 | 2000 Ford Focus
Mar 03, 2010 | 1993 Ford Escort 4 Door
Nov 16, 2009 | 2004 Ford Focus
Jul 04, 2009 | 2000 Ford Focus
Jun 13, 2009 | 2000 Ford Focus
May 31, 2009 | 2001 Ford Focus
Jan 09, 2009 | 2003 Ford Focus
1,352 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!