preformance ? on 1995 Mercury Tracer

I have a 95 mercury tracer 1.9, I fixed the chugging on acceleration problem, now after driving for a bit it will make a popping sound then check engine light will come on and lose power for a bit then will go back to driving fine, can someone tell me what it is.

by in Sauk City, WI on January 28, 2011
1 answer 2 comments
ANSWER by on January 29, 2011
I would suspect a vacuum leak or air intake leak somewhere, like at the intake manifold or the air tube. What did you do to fix "chugging on acceleration"?
COMMENT by on January 30, 2011
the converter was plugged
COMMENT by on April 04, 2011
i have exactly the same car with almost the same problem, my car does not pop thank god! But it does chug and sputter while i am at a stop and then when i accelerate from that stop. And after changing the spark plugs, fuel filter, oil, oil filter, transmission fluid, air filter and houseing, and the brake booster i am still having problems. i believe it is the air intake manafold gasket that is the probelm.
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