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The car won't accelerate and the engine backfires.

I have a 1997 mercury villiager that won't accelerate and the engine backfires. I had the alternator, spark plugs, the coolant temperture sensor, the oxgen sensors, the distributor cap changed and now i'm having this problem.

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If you haven't changed spark plug wires, do so. If you have, then check your timing / timing chain and check for vacuum leaks, or your egr. Good luck! let me know how it goes.

Posted on May 21, 2009

  • gerry bissi Oct 26, 2011

    clean the short heater wires inside the MAF sensor on the air intake tube. Use spray MAF sensor cleaner or carb cleaner. Do not touch the wires.
    join villager quest yahoo owner group for more help.



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