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1991 Mercury Capri Question: suddenly lost power,it has a bad skip,replaced wires and plugs,no change

 

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cheverie00, Hendersonville, NC, November 06, 2012, 07:24
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when you pull off the plug wires while its running the first and second have no effect the third and fourth make it stall, there is spark to all cyliunders and good compression, also getting fuel, any help please

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    pushrod November 06, 2012, 07:47
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    SOUNDS A LOT LIKE A VACUUM LEAK THAT IS AFFECTING THOSE TWO CYLS. CHECK FOR A BROKEN OR LOOSE VAC. HOSE OR DEFECTIVE INTAKE GASKET.

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    your.mechanic November 06, 2012, 20:46
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    You either have a vacuum leak like wetry told you, or you are incapable of checking your spark, compression and/or fuel correctly.

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