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My 2000 ford windstar emmissions light has been on since I got this van last october. Today I let it run while I went into a friends house. I came back out and when to leave and it was like the van was spitting and sputtering. I let it sit for a couple hours and I just went to the store. The emmissions light was blinking and it was like it was spitting and sputtering still. There is an odor from exhaust.

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Two items to check, first would be a the fuel filter, second the electric fuel pump, I have had this exact problem on one of these in the past, it is also possible that catalytic converter could be stopped up. The best thing to do is get an autoparts store to retrieve your codes and that will help in diagnosing the problem, good luck!

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