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Sudden acceleration on 99 Ford Contour

When I'm driving my car the car all of a sudden accelerates and I have to ridet the brake. What do i need to replace to fix this?

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I had a 99 cougar do the same thing, Come to find out that the rubber hose that ran to the PCV valve had a hole in it. Replace the hose with a after market one ( they quit making them ) It works fine now!

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SOURCE: 2002 ford Ranger 3.0 v6 (auto) rear end noise when accelerating on curves.

Grab the bed of the truck and vigorously rock the vehicle from side to side. If you hear clunking in the axle, you probably need to check the carrier bearings in the differential. I had the carrier bearings, wheel bearings, and seals replaced in my mother-in-law's 1991 Ranger for $280, and it rides like a new truck. Well, ok, it rides like an 18 year old truck with a new rear end. I provided the wheel bearings and seals to the shop, and they provided the carrier bearing, lube, and labor. While the axles are out, check the surface where the axles ride on the bearings. If they are worn, there are undersized bearing available, but it is usually cheaper and easier to just by new axles.

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SOURCE: 1996 FORD CONTOUR 4CYL ROUGH IDLE ROUGH ACCELERATION

no problem. If you are getting that low of voltage on a load then you might want to test the alternator as well to make sure it is running at capacity.

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Slow acceleration from stop and when driving (trying to pass)

I have the same car. So far no problems with the Transmision. I had the Trans oil change out every 60 K Sure sounds like you need to get the Transmision checked. Is the fault light on. I have invested ina fault code reader sure is worth it. 
Good luck.  Vilmos

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SOURCE: My 99 ford explorer cuts out and dies when accelerating in drive

You may have dirty or clogged fuel injectors, may also be problems with the ignition system. Might also check the fuel pressure to make sure the fuel pump is working correctly.

Posted on Mar 28, 2010

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SOURCE: 99 ford contour hazard flasher unit where is it

Flashers - REPLACEMENT

Turn Signal Flasher
(see Figure 1)

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Fig. 1: The turn signal flasher is located on the multi-function switch in the steering column

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the upper and lower steering column shrouds.
  3. Pull the flasher from the back of the multi-function switch.

To install:
  1. Install a new flasher in the multi-function switch.
  2. Install the column shrouds.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.

Hazard Warning Flasher
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the knee bolster panel from the underside of the driver's side of the instrument panel.
  3. Grasp and pull the flasher from the connector located near the top of the steering column.

To install:
  1. Install a new flasher in the connector.
  2. Install the knee bolster panel.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.

Hope this help (remember comment and rated this).

Posted on Apr 02, 2010

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