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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1993 Ford Tempo

1993 Ford Tempo

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1993 Ford Tempo Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

The vehicle may lose vehicle speed signal, which can affect speedometer operation and transmission shift quality. Most often the Vehicle Speed Sensor is faulty, however, at times, the driven gear inside the transmission is at fault. Replace the Vehicle Speed sensor and inspect the driven gear upon sensor removal.

Engine -- Verified

Sludge build up in the throttle body can cause a poor engine idle, stalling, and/or hesitation. The correction is to install a new idle air control valve spacer kit to prevent the sludge build up, set the base idle, and clean the throttle body.

Drive Train -- Verified

If the throttle lever is out of adjustment, or the grommets are missing / broken at the throttle or transmission, the automatic transmission can shift hard. Replace the grommets as needed and adjust the throttle lever.

Engine -- Verified

Outdated software in the engine control processor can cause poor engine performance, hesitation on acceleration, and possible stalling problems. The processor will need to be replaced to get the updated calibration.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

Internal heater blower motor issues can cause a ticking noise from the heater blower when the fan is on. To correct this concern, replace the heater blower motor with a revised unit.

1993 Ford Tempo Recalls (Recent)

Engine, March 31, 1997

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Ford has recalled certain 1992-1995 Taurus and Mercury Sable models with 3.8L engines, 1994-1995 Taurus and Mercury Sable models with 3.0L engines, 1992-1994 Tempo and Mercury Topaz models with 3.0L engines, 1994 Tempo and Mercury Topaz models with 2.3L engines, and 1992-1994 Lincoln Continental models in certain cold weather states for an issue with the engine electric cooling fan. During high winds, low temperatures, and drifting snow, the fan could become blocked or frozen with snow. This could cause the fan not to rotate and ultimately overheat. Dealers will install a harness with a circuit breaker to protect the fan motor from overheating.

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1993 Ford Tempo Questions and Answers

davidauto, 1993 Ford Tempo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Maryville, TN

blower fan, signal lights and tail lights are not working. Trying to find an electrical diagram to help trace the problem. Can you help me find such a thing?

Visitor, 1993 Ford Tempo, Asbury Park, NJ

where can i go that will tell me how to replace my thermostat on my 1993 ford temp and is it something that i can do myself relatively easily? Any special tools I need?

Visitor, 1993 Ford Tempo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, North Vernon, IN

need to replace clutch

mikey8921, 1993 Ford Tempo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Louisville, TN

there is no fan belt on my 1993 ford tempo and i just bought one, but i was wondering how you are supposed to put it on.

buckyluv, 1993 Ford Tempo, Lincoln, NE

was driving car died now wont start acts like it wants to but doesnt

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1993 Ford Tempo Reviews

Well, I was messing around with my mirrow and accidentally cut a cord.. however, it still works an everything else is fine with the car.. but now my radio doesnt work.. the power lights are still green on the stock radio but there's no music.. maybe it messed up the antenna? idk.. well no, because there's also no words/station display on the screen, just blank..

WORST CAR TO OWN. I'd wrather walk with my feet on fie to califoria than to drive this.

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