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Changed spark plugs on an 01 ford focus because it kept misfiring, now something's wrong with maybe getting gas to it.. It got me a few miles then had to press gas pedal to the floor and it would only go like 10 mph and I was pressing it to the floor..

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  • Ashley Bordelon
    Ashley Bordelon Apr 17, 2014

    Where would I find the code at? And I was told it could be the fuel filter but wasn't sure. I put the stp bottle int the gas tank because it felt like bad gas or something.. But still would only go very slow..

  • Ashley Bordelon
    Ashley Bordelon Apr 17, 2014

    Thank you

  • Ashley Bordelon
    Ashley Bordelon Apr 17, 2014

    Dan Lincoln



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Uhhh...fuel filter???? the rest of the maintenance in a 30, 60, or 90K service??? plugged injectors, weak fuel pump, secondary ignition breakdown, TP sensor?? you have alot of years on it. any codes stored in memory????

Posted on Apr 17, 2014

  • dan lincoln Apr 17, 2014

    the codes are live data and stored memory. the parts stores are supplying code readers to customers quite often to help them get quick answers, and or clues to help them decide what they need. since your car has so much to test. the diagnosis is often simpler after getting the troublecode

  • dan lincoln Apr 17, 2014

    since its part of a normal service, i thought you would have experienced it at least once since you've had the car. the more info you can provide leads to the better answers



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you will have to read the diagnostic code that the computer is sendig for the check engine light to activate

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What you want to do is isolate the problem. You want to disconnect the throttle cable with the engine off. Then move the part that the throttle cable was attached to by hand.
The part that remains on the engine should not bind up. If it binds you want to remove the airduct to the metal piece it attaches to.
Then move the engine part again and see if a flap is moving or binding. There is an electrical part called a TPS which attached to the shaft of the flap. It has 2 screws and 1 electric plug. If this part seems to be sticking it is bad. It should move smoothly and needs to be replaced.
If the engine part moves smoothly without the throttle cable attached, then all the binding is in the cable. You can try spraying WD40 into the old cable, but a new cable would be best.

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Sounds like a vacuum leak
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