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Fuel /emmision runs extremely rich for months. now wont start

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  • Tim Beldin Jul 04, 2008

    I have an 89 ford taurus with a 3.0 engine .I've replaced the spark plugs and noticed there fouled out and there is fuel in the oil any suggestions with steps to take are appreciated

  • Tim Beldin Jul 04, 2008

    revising my problem with my 89 taurus with a 3.0 engine .i replaced the spark plugs wich were fouled.with excess fuel .the car started rite up and then became hot so i noticed the cooling fan wasnt coming on so i wired it temporalily to the works now. trying to start it again it wont start.the spark plugs are fouled again.checking the oil i noticed there is fuel in the oil.while it was running i put car in gear and it would die.i put computer diagnostic tool on it with no codes coming back.any suggestions?



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If it ran extremely rich for months and now it won't start, the spark plugs are fouled out. Replacing them will fix your problem -- temporarily.

You'll probably want to check the O2 sensor(s) and replace them as they are probably the cause of the car running extremely rich.

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