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Car idles ok but when in gear has high idle and then trans will not shift out of 2 nd gear

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Check the tv cable connection between the engine and transmission for broken or kinked problems...also check fluids if you havnt done that by now.

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SOURCE: i have a 2001 mercury sable. when the car is

Take a spray bottle and put water in it and with engine running start spraying around the vaccum hoses and manifold intake, even ignition wires and coils...you are looking for vaccum leaks of some kind, or electical leaks. If the engine levels out at any point that you spray, inspect that area for a bad hose or leaking gasket. If it gets worse around the electrical wires, coil, ect, you can replace that componet. You will be able to buy an empty spray bottle at Automotive stores.

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SOURCE: 99 mercury sable automatic trans vehicle

Sounds like a broken or torn vacum hose, pcv valve clogged, or bad Idle air control motor. Did you spray carb cleaner on vacum hoses or near the plastic intake., and did the motor rev up or down? Those codes represent a lean condition which means most like a vacum leak or clogged idle air motor. Sometimes the intake manifolds crack or the intake manifold gaskets crack. FInd that vacum leak or inpect iac motor

Posted on Oct 28, 2010

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SOURCE: Has manual transmission. Shifted gears.

THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR COULD BE BAD.

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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Take it back and have them properly do,
what they should have done the first time

Posted on Mar 17, 2011

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SOURCE: I have a 1996 mercury

Wow you change everything, TPS was right thing to do and so is the Idle air control,and MAF and EGR, fuel pressure, So it idles high then some one tried to defeat the stall in gear? Even if there is a vacuum leak creating high idle it shouldnt stall in gear, , What color is the transmission fluid? when in gear in drive step on the acelerator pedal to maintain idle to prevent car from stalling. Just enough to maintain let say 1100RPM. Is there a vibration? I mean a torque convertor vibration. Torque convertor stall are common an GM and Nissan,very rare do I ever see it on Ford. I really belive the IAC is not getting power and is just been adjusted manually, cause I know its not the transmission, At idle in gear pull the plug on the idle Air control does it change in idle setting? If it doesnt change in Idle setting the adjustment that was use to control the setting lower the idle to its normal setting. Plug the idle air control in then.The idle air should change the setting. If it doesnt its not getting the signal it should.

Posted on Apr 29, 2011

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