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1992 bronco sometimes runs good other times no throttle check engine light comes on when idling has a sputter then recovers then sputters check engine light flickers

Code 121,122,565 new plugs wires distributor

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Replace the accelerator position or throttle position sensor
P0565 is cruise control problem

Posted on Jul 11, 2018

Testimonial: "TPS problem solved the water line going threw the throttle body stopped up replaced the tps and ran a new hose drilled the radiator line where it goes to allow water flow 1992 bronco"

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SOURCE: 1992 Chevy S-10 Pickup 4.3L 6 Cyl. Engine sputters

SOUNDS LIKE MAYBE FUEL FILTER NEEDS REPLACE, AND OR EVEN SPARK PLUGS AND WIRES. A GOOD TUNE UP. IF YOU RUN LOW OCTANE FUEL YOU MAY TRY A CAN OF OCTANE BOOST, OBTAINED THRU THGE LOCAL PARTS STORE, IN WITH THE NEXT FILL UP. IT WOULD PROB BE A GOOD IDEA TO GET SOME INJECTOR CLEANER AND PUT IT IN WITH YOUR GAS TO SEE IF THAT HELPS.

Posted on Feb 17, 2010

Testimonial: "I put in injector cleaner and gas boost. No help. Will replace fuel filter. Could bad oxygen sensor cause this?"

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SOURCE: 2005 Ford Taurus Sputtering

stickingvalves collapsed lifters bent push rods fault ignition or damadged spark plug wires start it up at night look under the hood for sparks jumping from wires replace fauilty wires

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Rough idle, sputtering, and backfiring.

try turning ur idle up its the pin on the throtle body just make sure u tuen the engine off and on again fter each adjustment to reset ur computer on ur engine

Posted on Apr 04, 2010

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SOURCE: my 2005 cruiser occasionally sputters

bad crankshaft sensor or camshaft sensor
open and close the key 3 times and write down the codes tha come up on the cluster

Posted on Nov 23, 2010

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SOURCE: sputtering-missing-vibrating-knocking-backfire-bucking

I'm having the same problem with my 90 2.3L Ranger. I replaced the EGR Valve back in August and the truck ran fine (but the gas mileage was bad) until late December . I knew it needed an O2 Sensor back in August but didn't replace it until last Saturday along with the Idle Air Control Valve, Plugs and Wires. The truck ran fine for a couple minutes then started running like a VW bug! My code reader is now throwing out an EGR failure code, so I guess i'll take the 4 month EGR back and get a new one, and see what that does!_549.jpg

Posted on Jan 25, 2011

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when was the last time it ran good,?

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