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1991 Ford Tempo Problems

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Most Common 1991 Ford Tempo Problems

Sludge build up in the throttle body can cause a poor engine idle, stalling, and/or hesitation. The correction is to install a new idle air control valve spacer kit to prevent the sludge build up...
The vehicle may lose vehicle speed signal, which can affect speedometer operation and transmission shift quality. Most often the Vehicle Speed Sensor is faulty, however, at times, the driven gear i...
If the throttle lever is out of adjustment, or the grommets are missing / broken at the throttle or transmission, the automatic transmission can shift hard. Replace the grommets as needed and adjus...
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0 Known 1991 Ford Tempo Brakes Problems

2 Known 1991 Ford Tempo Drive Train Problems

The vehicle may lose vehicle speed signal, which can affect speedometer operation and transmission shift quality. Most often the Vehicle Speed Sensor is faulty, however, at times, the driven gear i...
If the throttle lever is out of adjustment, or the grommets are missing / broken at the throttle or transmission, the automatic transmission can shift hard. Replace the grommets as needed and adjus...

1 Known 1991 Ford Tempo Electrical & Lights Problem

A faulty Thick Film Ignition (TFI) module and stator can cause the engine to stall, and the engine may crank but not start. Replace the TFI module and stator at the distributor if diagnosis shows t...

5 Known 1991 Ford Tempo Engine Problems

Sludge build up in the throttle body can cause a poor engine idle, stalling, and/or hesitation. The correction is to install a new idle air control valve spacer kit to prevent the sludge build up...
Outdated software in the engine control processor can cause poor engine performance, hesitation on acceleration, and possible stalling problems. The processor will need to be replaced to get the up...
Poor engine running at idle, stalling, and possible codes in computer for rich fuel running can be caused by a ruptured fuel pressure regulator.

0 Known 1991 Ford Tempo Exhaust & Emissions Problems

2 Known 1991 Ford Tempo Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

Internal heater blower motor issues can cause a ticking noise from the heater blower when the fan is on. To correct this concern, replace the heater blower motor with a revised unit.
O-rings in the quick connect fittings commonly allow refrigerant to leak from the AC System. The o-rings at system quick connect fittings should be replaced.

0 Known 1991 Ford Tempo Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1991 Ford Tempo Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1991 Ford Tempo Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1991 Ford Tempo Problems & Complaints

A faulty Thick Film Ignition (TFI) module and stator can cause the engine to stall, and the engine may crank but not start. Replace the TFI module and stator at the distributor if diagnosis shows t...
If the throttle lever is out of adjustment, or the grommets are missing / broken at the throttle or transmission, the automatic transmission can shift hard. Replace the grommets as needed and adjus...
Sludge build up in the throttle body can cause a poor engine idle, stalling, and/or hesitation. The correction is to install a new idle air control valve spacer kit to prevent the sludge build up...
Fuel pump failure can cause the engine to crank but fail to start. Diagnosis will show insufficient, or no fuel pressure, and fuel pump in the fuel tank will need to be replaced.
The vehicle may lose vehicle speed signal, which can affect speedometer operation and transmission shift quality. Most often the Vehicle Speed Sensor is faulty, however, at times, the driven gear i...
Internal heater blower motor issues can cause a ticking noise from the heater blower when the fan is on. To correct this concern, replace the heater blower motor with a revised unit.
O-rings in the quick connect fittings commonly allow refrigerant to leak from the AC System. The o-rings at system quick connect fittings should be replaced.
Poor rubber material used in the motor mounts can cause them to fail, leading to a knocking noise or lifting sensation on acceleration. The motor mounts will need to be replaced with revised parts.
Outdated software in the engine control processor can cause poor engine performance, hesitation on acceleration, and possible stalling problems. The processor will need to be replaced to get the up...
Poor engine running at idle, stalling, and possible codes in computer for rich fuel running can be caused by a ruptured fuel pressure regulator.
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