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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Question: rough idle wants to die

 

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pink camo, San Francisco, CA, March 19, 2014, 10:41
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idles rough and wants to die at a stop when a/c or heat is on.

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    ProfessorG March 19, 2014, 10:58
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    Does it run rough down the road. Could be intake gasket leaks, dirty throttle plates, if a misfire could be tune up.

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    pink camo, March 19, 2014, 11:19
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    No it runs great down the road, only has problem when I come to a stop.

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    ProfessorG, March 19, 2014, 11:42
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    More then likely vacuum leaking, spray water with a spray bottle around intake gaskets. Spray good amounts to see if the idle changes for a leak. Clean throttle with some good carb cleaner and remove all black soot inside.

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