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2000 Cougar - Car hesitates, acts like no gas getting to it,

Car hesitates, acts like no gas getting to it, wiper blades stop in the middle of the window when turned off and the check engine light comes on. We have had the breaks, struts, oil pan fixed, along with replacing the alternator, coils, O2 sensor, wiper motor, . The engine light goes off for the mechanics, we drive it less than a day and the check engine light comes back on. It is a really rough ride.

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  • dawk3 Dec 12, 2009

    thanks for the info, we had the multi function wiper switch replaced, we'll see if that works, so far so good, as for the engine light on, we have been told that was done. Will double check with our mechanic and get back with you. Again thanks, kd

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You may need to use a high octane gas to clean your injectors and replace the inline gas filter as this should cure the problem. On the wiper blades that is more than likeley the relay switch that is connected to them it should be located near the firewall on the driverside.

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