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Van is idling really rough died out while at a stop light but runs ok if at a steady speed what could this be 2001 ford windstar sel

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First lets start by making sure that it has had proper maintanance  including with the air filter and progressing to a full tune up,can you remember the last time this was done?if not stop here and tune it up.
if it recieves proper maintanance then have the fuel pressure checked followed by the timing.if this does not work then you will either have a defective egr valve or a vacuum leak.
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COULD BE FAULTY IDLE AIR SPEED CONTROL BAD FUEL INJECTOR VACUUM LEAK IN THE INTAKE MANIFOLD.PVC STUCK OPEN ALSO EGR VALVE STUCK OPEN.

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