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My ford taurus is acting funny it gives a little speed and all the sudden it putters and dies out. somebody told me the fuel filter and i changed that and its acting the same another told me fuel pump.

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Fuel pressure should be 40 psi.

But, if you have a MAF sensor on your air intake after the air filter box, clean the exposed wires inside, with spray carb cleaner or MAF sensor cleaner. It will fix a lean condition.

report back.

Posted on May 19, 2011

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