Finding source of Tracer's stalling will take sleuthing

  • Article by: PAUL BRAND
  • Updated: August 24, 2012 - 4:08 PM

Q I have a '94 Mercury Tracer. Startup and cold idle are OK, but after it's warmed, up it stalls. If I turn on the air conditioning, it will idle OK. Is it the valve seats or a sensor? The process of elimination can be expensive.

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smarterthanuAug. 24, 1210:05 PM

Sea foam has returned!

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donotbugmeAug. 27, 1210:39 AM

They have these things called internet search engines now. A quick search of the Google indicates the first thing to look for in this situation is a vacuum leak. You can do that for free, before going out and buying that can of Mousse de Mer.

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