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02 explorer 87,000 miles car has intermittent stumble some

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02 explorer 87,000 miles car...
02 explorer 87,000 miles car has interrmittent stumble some days it does it some it dont no light when it does do it cruise wont engage at all when its running fine cruise works as well?
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Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, did you replace spark plug wires as well?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The cruise control doesnt engage when car is acting up took a two hour trip this past weekend acted up whole way cruise would mot engage came back cruise engaged and car ran fine
Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago

Does the overdrive light flash at all or check engine light?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No od light no codes or check engine light
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I was wondering if this could possibly be caused by vaccuum leak to affect performsnce and cruise?
Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago

It could be caused by a vacuum leak should be present at idle as well.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
There is a little rumble at idle not much
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
More like slight shake
Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago

I would clean the throttle body very good and once that is done disconnect the battery for ten minutes and drive the vehicle. This should correct the concern for you.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I also have a hissing noise when you turn car off with ac in off position
Ford Mechanic: James, Ford Technician replied 2 years ago

If the hissing noise only lasts a couple seconds that can be normal. If it was a vacuum leak it would hiss the entire time except when you shut the engine off.

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