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2002 ford taurus almost seems like its missing when driving,idle.

I've already changed the coil pack(recentely), wires and plugs(within a year), pcv valve, and there is oil going into the plenum(intake) and none of this has helped. I'm so frusterated. PLEASE HELP!

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    dave carlsen Sep 07, 2009

    I'm not sure if this matters but car also has 160000 miles on it.

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You will need to do a running compression test. Sounds like you have ring issues. Too much blow by causing excessive crankcase pressure. Also pull the dipstick. Put your finger over the hole with the engine running. It should be pretty nuetral in pressure. If you have vacuum you have an intake leak. If it blows pressure you have an engine issue.

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

  • Ernset ( Skip ) Bouvette

    Parts do wear out. All you can do is test to know whats really happening.Process of elimination is to first test the integrity of the engine.

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