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Old 04-19-2014, 06:43 PM   #1
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My focus drives fine for the first 5 minutes, then starts jerking and the rpm's drop..it does this intermittently as I drive, also dies sometimes at stop signs. have installed these parts, plugs, fuel filter, maf sensor, throttle body,alternator, crank position sensor, camshaft sensor, idle air control motor, differen salvaged computer, i am thinking the fuel rail sensor next, I hate to keep throwing stuff at the wall to see if it sticks...at my wits end,. I hope someone can help...


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Old 04-19-2014, 07:23 PM   #2
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I would check the fuel pressure to make sure it's not the pump going out.
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Old 04-20-2014, 01:50 AM   #3
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thanks for your reply, I went ahead and ordered another fuel pump as my sending unit quit working a while back, have been watching mileage, I will re-post if a new fuel pump fixes my problem...
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Old 04-20-2014, 07:39 AM   #4
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Double check the PCV hose and PCV valve. The hose runs from valve near the front of the motor to the back. It's known to collapse.
There's another sensor on the firewall near the top and I can't recall the name of it. It start with Dpfd or something like that. Check it as well.
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