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2002 Taurus SES (FFV) Surging

I just changed the fuel filter, ran it for a while, then took if for a long drive. It still sputters and jumps if I press down on the accelerator to pass someone.

What is up with this thing? :)

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  • Craig Underhill
    Craig Underhill Feb 02, 2009

    When you say "pressure", do you mean just make sure there is a good flow of air coming from it?

  • crenner311 May 11, 2009

    I have the same problem. I am wondering if the problem lies in the transmission. It seems like it happens when it wants to shift under load. I already replaced the engine coil pac, plugs, and wires, and ran Sea Foam through it as well. I was hoping it would be an engine problem.

  • James Bradburn
    James Bradburn May 11, 2010

    Yes

  • James Bradburn
    James Bradburn May 11, 2010

    Check to see if you have strong exhaust pressure at the back.

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Try some SEAFOAM carb / injector cleaner, Just put into the gas tank, and also fill up with some supreme gas. This might clean up your problem.
Oh, what about a tune-up, spark plugs, rotor button, Distributor cap, & plug wires. This should top everrything off to rum smooth.

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