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2001 Mercury Sable Question: engine hesitation at idle especially when i have the heat or ac on

 

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vanniekerkm, Ocala, FL, November 14, 2010, 10:10
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ihave a connstant engine hesitation/misfire at idle does not do this while driving but will hesitate real bad if i accelarate to fast.engine light on multiple cyl. misfire codes and bank one lean code. i have already changed the spark plugs twice and also the plug wires.

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    November 14, 2010, 22:40
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    I cannot tell which engine you have, so I am not entirely certain how to respond. However, if you have the 3.0L OHV engine, you could have issues with the valves in your heads. A compression test is in order, perhaps. You could also have injector issues.

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    vanniekerkm, November 15, 2010, 16:08
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    i have the 3.0 L DOHV ENGINE

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    DaveJHM, November 15, 2010, 22:40
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    3.0L DOHC or 3.0L OHV?

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