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Hesitates/stalls during acceleration

1992 Taurus LX 3.0 liter engine Vin code U engine - starts and idles fine but hesitates and stalls during acceleration. Unable to restart until 5 to 10 minutes later, then runs fine. What is wrong? I've read that it might be an engine coolant temp sensor. Already installed idle air bypass valve, spark plugs, wires, rotor and distributor cap but no improvement.

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  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    A tow truck drive told me that the wiring harness on the back wall behind the dist. cap had a short. We moved it and iired of and I have not had a problem since. It is a dealer only part.

  • scope505 Mar 24, 2009

    Car idles fine but will not accelerate when you press on the accelerator. Replaced fuel filter, & fuel pump, & plugs.

  • scope505 May 11, 2010

    What is a MAF sensor?

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Shakes and hesitates on acceleration

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I would check fuel supply, volume adn pressure, i wold also look at the MAF sensor hot wire to see if it has a little chia pet growing on it.

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