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My 2004 Ford Focus is very intermittently stalling out when

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My 2004 Ford Focus is very intermittently stalling out when coming to a stop, or after stopping to shift from reverse to drive, when shifting in drive. I am not sure what engine I have the 2.0 or the 2.3 I do have the Z as the engine type. Everything i read says the IAC may be the issue. It looks like on my engine it is right up front, however internet replacement instructions say it is held on by two bolt at the back of the engine with on bolt being hard to see as it is under a branch of the manifold. Am I looking at he right part.
JA: Is the check engine light on? Does the car stall at idle or when driving?
Customer: No check engine light. Stalls as desribed above. Happened once on hard braking and once when pulling out of driveway and shifting to drive
JA: Are you fixing your Focus yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Fixing it myself. Tried nothing so far
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No, just need help indentifying part
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

Hi, welcome to Just Answer. I’m Ron and I’ll be helping you
Before we get started though, Please understand that I don't know
your skill level or tools you have to assist us. Also understand that
I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle either, so patience is
appreciated. JA is a great Q/A site, but it does NOT replace a
repair shop.
My goal is to make you happy and get a great rating in return for
my time. Sometimes I have to give you bad news that I know you
didn’t want to hear, so please don’t shoot the messenger.

Here it is, i attached it for you. This is for the Z model.

Thanks, Ron

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Ron, I can't see the diagrams, they are black and blurry
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

That would be a setting on your side, mine are crystal clear. Try a different computer or change your settings for PDF reader.

Thanks again and please remember to rate me 5 stars and keep this link in case you need me again later on.


Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Here is sort of like what my vehicle looks like, although it is from a different year. Is that it?
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

Nope that's not yours.

Thanks again, Ron