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2000 mercury sable starts but you have to keep on the gas

Car starts when its cold but you have to keep your foot on the gas for a long time to keep it running, its seems like its not running on all cylinders and engine trouble light is on!

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You might need to check your battery

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Testimonial: "It turns over fine though. Would a bad battery cause it to misfire?"

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SOURCE: 2001 MERCURY SABLE ENGINE LIGHT ON. WAS COLD

Dear Eip55,
It sounds like the misfire monitor turned the check engine light on. What you are saying is the vehicle ran rough when started cold and as it warmed,it straightened out, but the check engine light stayed on. If what was causing the miss has corrected itself,you can try disconnecting the battery and let it sit for about ten minutes. Then reconnect the battery.This may allow the PCM to reset and the light to go out.
If the concern happens again tomorrow,you need to have the code pulled so you can get to the cause.
If you want to send me the code,I will be happy to look it up and give you some information. If you decide to do this,send me the engine size too.
Good luck,I hope this helps,Chuck

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check tps sensor and check for vacuum leaks

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cold start injector not functioning... check the supply to the injector.

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SOURCE: My 99 mercury sable is running very poorly it cuts

on the back of the engine are some vacuum lines that get damaged.either that or the throttle position sensor is not working properly.it is located on the throttle body.

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2001 Mercury Sable - already asked but this is in better detail???


Not plugs. Go to AutoZone, Advance, or Oreilys autoparts for a FREE scan. Bring pen and paper and write down trouble Code that their scanner shows. Clerk should be able to tell you, but you want the Code so your can price repair.
Once you get Codes you can call and price work. A few can be done without much effort. Unfortunately the ABS may be a victim of heavy braking. The ABS can be checked with a better scanner(Not all are equal).
Try tightening the gascap, although each time you added fuel additives you did that, know that one Code may be related to a loose cap.
Think back about your gas purchase. The cheapest is E85. If you put this in your car, it is not made for it. If this is what happened, then it will give a Mechanic a better idea of everything broken.

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Rough idling can be caused be `ye olde vacuume leake'.HaHa!
So check for THAT first.I have also seen those cars eat a set of spark plugs and wiring pretty fast, so remove a coupla' plugs(they're easy to get to if engine's cold)and check their condition. (:^) don-ohio

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When i start it it starts fine but if it is cold it will not idle i have to keep pushing gas pedal


remove and clean idle air control ( IAC ). this is what controls idling of engine, evedently the iac must be stuck. if the engine is cold and the iac is working properly, then it should go up to about 12 or 13 hundred rpms then gradually slow down to proper idle. my 2000 malibu 3.1 idles at 650 rpms when warm.

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on the back of the engine are some vacuum lines that get damaged.either that or the throttle position sensor is not working properly.it is located on the throttle body.

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try some STP gas treatment or dry gas in the gas tank and make sure there is at least a half a tank of gas when adding and make sure that the battery is fully charged

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Check your transmission fluid. You could be alittle low. Check it hot in Park while running.

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