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Truck runs normal when dry but whenever it rains the engine hesitates and putters badly at times. I have done many things to try and resolve to included replaced distributer and rotor, new plugs and wires, changed the fuel filter but nothing seems to have worked. All parts replaced are original as well. I even took it to a dealer and they checked errors and found one to replace water temperature sensor. I replaced that as well and no difference. Dealer spent several days trying to find the problem and by that time it got dry and ran normal thereby thinking its fixed; that is not the case especially since it has rained and running terribly and at times dangerous during moments of nearly no acceleration.
Does anyone know what the problem might be other than trying what I've stated? This problem has been persistent and frustrating because the truck runs great at other times and I am the original owner.
it has a Northstar engine
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I did a tune up and all was well. Shortly after I developed a random misfire. New plugs wires, fuel filter. It is a coil over system so its not there. The only thing I can find is the fuel pressure is low. Around 48 psi instead of 62 psi. I didnt get this filter on wrong thanks to the little arrow thats points that way ---->. I have wondered it the fuel trim adjusted so far out with the old plugs that it is just relearning but how long should that take? Could my fuel pump really just be putting this low pressure out all of a sudden? I have stumped myself.
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I replaced the spark-plug wires today and after doing so started the car. It started up and runs regular in park. In neutral it shakes a bit more but runs ok. When I put it into reverse it starts to shake hard and eventually dies, same thing when in drive. Pushing on the gas-pedal causes it to die instantly.
I checked to make sure the wires were installed right, they are. I put the old wires back and the problem is still there.
So far from research and more mechanically inclined friends the culprits could be...
One of the sensors, Idle control valve. It could be the fuel filter although I wouldn't think that would make sense since the car runs and revs up fine in drive.
The car has gone through two more major accidents, and numerous small bumps or scrapes from kind people in parking lots.
More info I can provide is... I frequently give rides to my friend who weighs quite a bit and that has worn the car down. The tie-rods need to be replaced. The engine mounts are worn and make the motor shake more then regular.
That's all I can give. I am clueless as to what it is, and I don't have a job currently so replacing parts until I find the cause isn't the biggest option.
Any ideas or helps would be greatly appreciated.
I don't have any diagnostic codes yet.
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