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Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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2000 ford expidition ever now and then when you take foot

Customer Question

2000 ford expidition ever now and then when you take foot off of gas dies but will start right up. Other wise run perfect.
JA: How many miles are on the car? How old is the battery?
Customer: 171,000
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: When you take foot off of gas ever now and then it dies. Have to start it back no problem with starting it back up. May not do it again for another 15 or 20 times
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Ford Mechanic should know about your Ford?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you today.

What size is the engine and is the check engine light on? And have you had it checked for codes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is a v8 5.7 no check engine light on have not had checked for code
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

Can you get it checked? Most parts stores check for free.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do you not have a clue what it might be without having it checked?
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

Sure I do. I thought you wanted an accurate answer instead of a guess.

It probably needs the base idle adjusted or a TPS.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What is a TPS
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

Throttle position sensor.