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1996 Ford Windstar Question: my van hesitates, sputters and sometimes cuts off

 

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kc1detroit, 3.8L V6, Detroit, MI, March 28, 2012, 17:57
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this happens only when i'm slowing down or coming toa stop. at idle i'm okay as well as accelerating. help? recent oil change and a tune up about a year ago.

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    pushrod March 29, 2012, 02:40
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    Try cleaning the throttle body or have it cleaned.
    Is the check engine light on? If so have the van scanned to check for
    trouble codes.

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    ziptie12 July 05, 2012, 17:29
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    As mentioned get it scanned at a shop see if you get any codes related to the torque converter lock-up solenoid (or TCCs). Possible lock-up clutch not dis-engaging properly at decel.

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