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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
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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Running sluggish and when sitting at a red light, car is

Customer Question

Running sluggish and when sitting at a red light, car is lunging like a rabbit.
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: Regular stop lights at intersection- tried premium fuel, seems for run ok when first running, but as car warms up the spittering and sputtering start.
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 1997 Ford Escort LS
JA: Are you fixing your Escort yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. So far I replaced the timing belt, the transmission and the alternator.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No, Just the fuel o
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 9 months ago.

Is the check engine light on?

Are there any codes in the computer?

Are you looking for possible causes?