Reprogram PCM if vehicle hesitates after being parked for twenty minutes on Ford Contour


If the vehicle hesitates or idles roughly after being parked for twenty to thirty minutes, with the engine still warmed to normal operating temperature, you may need to reprogram the PCM (powertrain control module) with new calibration.


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Exhaust & Emissions affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder
3 model years affected: 1996, 1999, 2000
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Won't start after replacing the pcm