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Old 05-19-2013, 01:24 PM   #11
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I replaced wires when I did the coil pack, figured why not do it all while i have it taken out ya know. But I will check all vacuum lines and the PCV hose too, woulda thought something like a vacuum leak would trigger a trouble code but maybe not. I'll go and scan for codes right now and see what I come up with. Thanks again man
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:38 PM   #12
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Yep sorry I cant think of anything else though.
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Old 05-19-2013, 03:37 PM   #13
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Was just under my car for a while after scanning codes and checking vacuum lines nothing seems to be out of order except for the flex pipe. I noticed its started to rip open and sure enough after making sure the leak was there it is. Could that be the problem?!
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No I don't believe so I had 2 foci that had the flex pipe broke, all it does is make your car louder that's all.
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:22 PM   #15
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You said you checked the PCV hose, do you mean just the rubber part, or the whole PCV system? There is also the PCV elbow under the exhaust manifold, and a hard metal line that runs under the coil pack, between the elbow and the rubber hose. My metal line was cracked, and I had to replace that. It was only like 25 bucks through ford, but I honestly cannot remember if I was having any issues like you do or not.
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:53 PM   #16
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I checked the whole PCV system like you said and inspected that metal line near the manifold and it was a little rusted but not cracked at all. Just for the hell of it I ran some Restore brand engine restorer and Lucas fuel system cleaner in the car and it seemed to run better and didnt have that bucking when maintaining a speed in 5th. Im not sure if i got lucky or not but we'll see how it runs the next couple of days. Anymore ideas are welcome! Thanks guys
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:10 PM   #17
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You might have just had dirty fuel injectors then. I put lucas in my car every other month to keep them clean.
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:27 PM   #18
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Im hoping thats the case. Im gonna run the BG Fuel system cleaner through it tomorrow morning to completely clean the lines and injectors too. Thanks for everyone's help.
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anarchy's post is great! I have had the coil pack harness issue. Also check the hose that runs through the open area between the motor and the brake booster. It forms a pinhole and/ or collapses right at the 90 degree elbow on the outer side of the bend. If all those things pass inspection, try a new tps. they don't cost much, like 20 sumpm bucks.
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Ok thanks I will take closer look at that hose tonight. Probably replace the TPS too they are very cheap even through Ford so it's worth a shot. Thanks for the post
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