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Engine light goes on van comes to a stop only going up vry steep fwy hills

(1999 Ford Windstar)
in Hesperia, CA on January 21, 2011
only happens when going up steep hills,as im am going up the hill the van starts to slow down rapidly engine light comes on and comes to a stop i the take off the battery terminal then back on start engine and procede slowly up hill
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on January 21, 2011
Sounds like your van could be misfiring when it is going up the hill and so it is setting the Check Engine Light. I would check the codes to see if there are any misfire codes and if there are, then I would tune-up my van i.e plugs, wires, etc.
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