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Old 10-11-2011, 02:42 PM   #1
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Ford Focus ZETEC Stalling.....

I have a 2000 ford focus zx3 Zetec. After driving for a while and I am at s top light the car sometime swill almost stall and my battery light will comeone for like half a second....

What could this be. Already cleaned MAFS, Throttle body, new air filter, and did a tune up....


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Old 10-11-2011, 02:44 PM   #2
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the coil pigtail? alternator going bad? the tube at back of the intake manifold
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<a href="http://media.photobucket.com/image/pcv hose ford focus/areala/PCV.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/areala/PCV.jpg" border="0"></a>

I was looking at my engine closer and on the PCV I see that the hose is kinked. Can that be the main problem? Its the hose
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Old 10-11-2011, 04:10 PM   #4
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check your 02 sensors... That can do exactly that.
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I kinda had that same problem. took it to autozone and had them test the battery and it came back to the alternator going bad, wasn't charging the battery only had like 35% charge to it.
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I kinda had that same problem. took it to autozone and had them test the battery and it came back to the alternator going bad, wasn't charging the battery only had like 35% charge to it.
Great job.ty
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