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1987 ford tempo gl

Our 87 tempo revs up to about 4 on the rpms then dies when you start it. it also loses power when you accelerate, after it dies it acts like it's "flooded" and won't restart for a while.then when it does start it blows black smoke

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It is flooded then. Maybe your engine computer is giving it too much fuel. Have someone perform an EEC test to get the fault codes.

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