Question about 1981 Ford F 100
Engine idles rough and then pops and backfires when taking off ,i have been told possible water in gas .
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Posted on Jun 03, 2008
SOURCE: Ford Escape 3L 2002 Rough idle
generally, when the engine is washed, water gets trapped behind the spark unit and stays there, creating a shorting path for spark plug current. best to dis-mount the spark unit (follow plug wires back to source) and dry and clean it thoroughly.
Posted on Jul 07, 2008
Idle air control valve is the problem. "idle motor" tap it with a hammer it should temporarily solve your problem. it is right on top by the throttle body.
Posted on Dec 19, 2009
There could be many issues. These codes read your engine is running too lean. Check : all your vacuum hoses for leaks, PCV valve and hose, MAF sensor. This may require an experienced technician to figure this out. Hopefully I help'd!!
Posted on Apr 05, 2010
SOURCE: 2002 Ford Escape rough idling
If you have this problem its possible you got water in the main harness conector on the top middle firewall. I used a hairdryer and put some silicone on mine to help. Also, the coils on the sparkplugs and the rubber around the spark plug can easily fill with water so check all plugs and holes.
Posted on Dec 24, 2010
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