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Having a lot of problems with idling, stalling, high rev ,jerking. we have changed catalytic converter,4 oxygen sensors,1 air flow sensor,1crankshaft sensor,1 throttle body sensor.Egr valve. a broken rubber grommet, idle air control valve. seems to be getting worse.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you located all of the vehicle's oxygen sensors? Are the wires leading to and from each intact and in good shape?

How many oxygen sensors are there? we placed 4

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2001 ford windstar

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

Yes started with all that I listed above

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

No thanks

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hI how are you? do you have a scanner is ck engine lite on?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
im fine thanks no scanner.just ran by and put on machine at auto parts.

I hate to be a apin but I'm going to need the code number or numbers so get it scanned again and let me know the code numbers yes that is what I need to help you code numbers

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
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t​he intake plenum needs to be replaced....just make sure you don't have any other vacuum leaks. very common problem spray around enine wth carb cleaner to see if idle speed changes while spraying. if no oher leaks change upper intake plenum by the time they get miles problem surfaces

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
ok will do that thanks

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