2005 Ford Thunderbird Q&A
2005 Ford Thunderbird Question: Is it the Coil Problem?
Yesterday, going about 50 mph, pulled out to pass and engaged passing gear. Engine immediately stumbled and amber wrench warning light came on. Got home on partial power with engine stumbling badly and could not get past about 40 MPH. An hour later, problem gone. This never happened before. My T-Bird is well maintained and has 47,000 miles. Was this the coil problem, or something else? - donharmon
Could be something else, but the coils are a very common problem. If you could verify by scanning could be a good idea. That's the first thing I would have thought of with the description of accelerating when symptoms started. - ProfessorG
Scan test needed as stated but is the check engine light on or just the service vehicle soon, yellow wrench, light? Misfire should turn on cel. Possible throttle actuator problem but scan will tell. - pushrod
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