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I need to know what the sensor is called

I took my car in the a garage and was told that my sensor is going. They did not tell me what the name of the sensor is. When driving the car when you hit around 40-60 mph the CHECK ENGINE SOON light comes on when it does come on the car wants to slow down or even stall. When light goes out the car picks up the speed. And next question is it hard to but in a 94 ford tempo. Thaks

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  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    O.K. I was told it could be the 02 sensor, but with other problems then what I had previously describe. Check engine soon light comes on the car slows down and when light goes off the car gets it's speed back. What other problems comes along with the 02 sensor. Maybe it is happening to my car and I am not aware of it. But, if I don't have those problems then it is going to be the mass air flow sensor. And where is it located on the 94 ford tempo. Having a family member put it on. Thanks again

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  1. Mass air flow sensor (This sound like this is your problem)
  2. Throttle position sensor (possible,but not usually with those symptoms)
  3. O2 sensor(also possible,but usually with other symptoms)

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