Question about 1993 Ford Aerostar Extended
1993 Ford Aerostar starts fine, idles fine. Put it into gear, and it stalls out. When engine is cold, it will run in gear for about 45 seconds. Installed new MAF, new fuel filter, filled transmission fluid, checked for leakes in vacuum hoses. Could it be anything other than a torque converter?
Its possible it could be other things causing the problem, but seeing as you've checked most of the likely causes, it is most likely your Torque-Converter. The lockup clutch in your Stator-Fan located inside the Torque-Converter could be siezed, causing the car to stall.
Posted on May 16, 2008
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Engine stalls or RPM
fluctuates at idle up and down or dies near idle.
This problem is commonly caused by a dirty automatic idle speed control valve and throttle valve but always run a OBD2 fault code as well as the cleaning procedure. Buy a can of throttle valve cleaner (do not use carburetor spray cleaner!) from NAPA or Carquest (made by CRC chemicals) and spray it into the air intake while the engine is running, use up about 1/2 the can, engine will try to stall hold the speed up, shut it down and let it soak for 30 minutes, restart and blow out the remaining fluid, shut it down and disconnect the negative battery cable for 5 Min's to reset the base idle control
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