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2003 Ford Taurus Question: When I put the car in reverse it tries to die.

 

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ranchgal, 3.0L V6, Denver, CO, March 18, 2014, 06:42
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It doesn't do it all the time but more times than not. It was having trouble going up hills, acting like it wasn't getting gas. So I changed the fuel filter and runs fine now. The check engine light also went off.

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    March 18, 2014, 07:42
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    So what's the problem now?

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    ranchgal, March 18, 2014, 07:45
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    It almost always tries to die in reverse. When the engines warm, or just starting out, nothing consistent to pin down.

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    pushrod, March 18, 2014, 14:58
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    Possible motor mount letting the engine rock in reverse and moving say,...the wire harness or other componet causing this. Wiggle test needed!

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