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My wife has a 2001 Focus ZX3. Well, i don't know anything about them as it's just a stock focus. When i start the car it immediatly starts then dies. If I press in and out on the gas after its started to keep the idle up it's fine and will stay started but as soon as I let off the gas, it dies again. Any suggestions on what to do?? Thanks
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This may sound silly, but are all the cylinders firing? Loose plug wire, or plug? Check the connector at the Maf as well, and also check the airbox. Did this come on sudden or gradually??

Also, Welcome to the Forum !!!
 

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There was a fuel pump recall on the early model Focus, you might want to check with a dealer to see if it was done on your car.
 

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happened to me before i changed the fuel pump bc of its recall and it worked.
 

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well i changed the air filter/spark plugs/wires all today. It fired up good and stayed running. I hope it works consistantly. I'm gonna drive it for my wife tomorrow and see how it does. I'll also be contacting ford to make sure all recalls are up to date.
 
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