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Old 03-03-2013, 02:00 PM   #1
9erFaithful
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2001 ZX3 - Engine Light Blinking

I've posted about this car recently before.

Engine light came on, ran a diagnosis on it, came up TPS Sensor.

Couldn't get a new TPS sensor (discontinued) so I had to have a New Throttle Body and sensor put on it at Ford dealership.

Car ran fine ... no issues, one and a half week passes.

This morning I drive the car to the store.... runs fine ... come out, restart car it doesn't want to. Won't turn over.

Finally does and starts but want to stall. I take it about 100 yards and it stalls, misfiring. I get it to start again, drive about a mile, no power in car wants to stall, then utimately stalls.

I give up trying to move it further.

I see smoke coming from engine, nearby where the throttle body is... lot's of smoke actually.

At this point it required a tow, and I had them send it back to the dealer so I couldn't run a diag on it myself again.

Smoke from the throttle.

Any thoughts on this?


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