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I have a 2001 ford focus 4cyd I drove to the store, Then went to another store and went to start the car again and when I did it started to jump and skip then it stalled out. it will start back up but it will do the same thing as before. What could this be. Could you give me a few different things it might be.

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Coil,or vacuum leak. Check hose from intake to pvc hose while running it will turn a engine light on if leaking and a bad coil will not.

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  • Crystal Abraham Apr 10, 2011

    What is the coil, And where is it . There are no lights on, But we just changed the heater core and the has been a battery light no but we have been driving it for 2 weeks that way so I dont think there is anything wrong form that is there anyway it could be the time or a spark plug

  • Crystal Abraham Apr 10, 2011

    I think it might be knocking and/or its ratteling kinda sound

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    The ignition coil gives power to the spark plugs. It is located on the drivers side of the engine next to the valve cover and has four spark plug wire going to the valve cover. see


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Yes, It is the ignition Coil as honeymokey suggested.

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