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At cold start my rpm goes to 2k then to zero and stalls during driving the rpm will rise to1k or more

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My '04 Taurus did the same thing a while back and it was due to a baked O-Ring that seals the intake manifold runner control to the manifold. Google; Intake Manifold Runner Control O-Ring 2001 Ford Taurus. Those O-Rings are available at Ford ($11) or a Harbor Freight Tools for around $1. If you wanna cheat on the job (don't tell anyone I told you this!) just clean all around the control on the right rear of your manifold, then glop on some silicone sealer all around it where it mounts to the manifold and give it a few hours to dry.

Posted on Mar 03, 2015

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    Larry Peart Mar 03, 2015

    This is a very good cause for the idle to act up. A vacuum leak some where in the engine. I know the check engine light is on. Have it checked and Google the code for more information. This person probably has the correct answer for your problem



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SOURCE: 1991 Ford Bronco Stalls when put in drive

ye i agree with jim rgc get a perfesional to take a look but it could be you shift sensor i haven a 91 4x4 and the same thing happend to me or needs new trans filter

Posted on Jul 25, 2010

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SOURCE: stalls when put into gear

Its possible it could be other things causing the problem, but seeing as you've checked most of the likely causes, it is most likely your Torque-Converter. The lockup clutch in your Stator-Fan located inside the Torque-Converter could be siezed, causing the car to stall.

Posted on May 16, 2008

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SOURCE: 2003 Ford Taurus, 90K, used car, engines shakes, ABS goes on

Are you getting any codes from the Check Engine Light? This sounds like it could have something to do with a sensor. Check your air filter and make sure it's clean. The tach on my 1999 doesn't really work, but it hasn't coincided with other driveability problems. The engine doesn't change in it's RPM's, the tachometer just stops working. Have your charging system checked. The shaking might be coming from bad fuel pump operation, clogged fuel filter, or dirty fuel injectors. Try putting an additive into your gastank to clean the injectors (a bottle of Seafoam is great for this). Try calling your local Autozone and see if they do free trouble code scanning. This might help lead you in a better direction.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 Ford Ranger 2.5 automatice vehicle misfires

Could be plugged or bad injectors !!??

Posted on Apr 20, 2010

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