Question about 1994 Ford Taurus
I was having problems with the truck dieing out. so i replaced the coil,ecu,fuel filter,tps,and rear fuel pump. these things did not fix it. it was the pickup coil in the distributer. now the truck has a different prob. it starts when cold,but runs rough. when its warm or hot its runs worst and stumbles to stay started, if i give it to much trottle, or put it in reverse it will die, and wont start till i hold the trottle to the floor. when it starts up it its verry verry rough with tons of black smoke, and cant put in drive till the engine starts to smooth out some, but never runs with good power. is it possible that the tps sensor needs to be adjusted, cause i just bolted it up. or could it be cause the breather hose in the rear gas tank neck is cut off.
No the tps sensor can not be ajusted , it has a spring in it that controls it, and for the gas hose i dont have a clue. check your plugs and wires maybethat could be it, with the black smoke.
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
Best thing to do with a vehicle that you don't have any idea where the timing is supposed to be is something I discovered when I was a mobile mechanic. Loosen the distributor a little. Block the front tires and maybe even place the front bumper against something solid like a building. Put the truck in drive and hold the brakes down.Preferably have someone else do it while you are under the hood. slowly start raing engine speed. When it starts to stumble, move the distributor just a little one way or the other till it runs better. Once it does clears up, put a little more throttle to it. See if it keeps up. It may get to a point your back wheels will want to burn rubber. Once it does, let of the gas fast. If it dies, you have problems. Then you'll do what I said in the beginning and take it to your dealer to plug into it. Dealer, parts house, whatever. If it stay running good. You may have found the timing point. Good luck. If this is helpful, please post as such. If it is a fixya....you know.TY
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