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Is my name..it seams like its straving for petrol when I

Customer Question

hi james is my name..it seams like its straving for petrol when I accelerate
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: starts straight away...use the same amount gas
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2004ghia
JA: What year is your Ford?
Customer: 2004
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing...it still goes..just when I need the power its not there...
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: na
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 15 days ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I will be helping you today.
Stand by for a moment while I prepare your answer.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 15 days ago.

Check your fuel pressure with a gauge, but also check the MAF sensor for being dirty and check for an exhaust restriction too such as a plugged CAT.

Thanks, Ron

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
where do you messure fuel pressure, what does MAF mean,and your saying the exhaust could be blocked
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 15 days ago.

Fuel rail is where you attach the gauge.

Mass Air Flow sensor.

Plugged exhaust is usually the CAT converter.

Thanks again and please remember to rate me and keep this link in case you need me again later on.

Ron

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Ill rate you now, an give you the benefit of the doubt, try your reconmendations,and get back to yous.
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 15 days ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** keep me posted.

Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 14 days ago.

If you are satisfied with my answer, I would greatly appreciate a 5
star rating now and I will still assist you after you have rated me
too if another question pops up. I don’t get credit for helping you
until you rate me.
Thanks again, Ron

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