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I have a 1988 Ford Aerostar 3.0v6.. every time I touch the…

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I have a 1988...

I have a 1988 Ford Aerostar 3.0v6.. every time I touch the accelerator the check engine light comes on and the engine chugs... it has stalled once at a red light. idles perfect

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

It stays on until i take my foot off the accelerator

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Aerostar yourself? What have you tried so far?

I've thought about it.. It just came from the transmission shop and the kickdown cable was broken, so that was replaced...

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I don't think so

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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 12 months ago
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hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be glad to assist you. please allow me a couple of minutes to gather some basic info.

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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 12 months ago

ok, first, can you check the fuel pressure??

also, it would help if we had the code to help narrow down the area of failure

Roy

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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 12 months ago

any update??

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Customer reply replied 12 months ago
Not yet. Some of this stuff I don't know how to do.
Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 12 months ago

ok

low fuel pressure will cause this issue. common failure

Roy

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Ford Mechanic: roy, import/domestic specialest replied 12 months ago

do you still need help??

you can rent a fuel pressure tester at a parts store

Roy

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