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Car stalls as I pull away from a stop.

1986 Ford Tempo GL, While ideling after the car has warmed up it will suddenly stall. It does this as I start to drive away from a stop sign and giving it a moderate/normal amount of throttle. Is the idle set to low? Or is it a transmission issue. The transmission seems to be fine. I changed teh fuel filter and that seemed to help a little. But it is still a regular problem. The car has only 88,000mi.

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  • terrywalhood May 27, 2009

    I will check it out.



    Thanks for the response it was very timley



    Cheers

  • v compos May 11, 2010

    had you replace timming belt, they need to be replace at 65,000 to75,000 mi.

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