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A LOUD POP THEN TOTAL LOSS OF POWER FOUND 1 LOOSE HOSE OFF…

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A LOUD POP THEN...

A LOUD POP THEN TOTAL LOSS OF POWER FOUND 1 LOOSE HOSE OFF EGR VALVE PUT BACK ON NOW TOTAL LOSS OF POWER MAYBE10-15MPH MAX. EXCESSIVE EXHAUST FUMES'.'.'. HELP

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

JUST STARTED A FEW MILES AGO LIKE I SAID THERE WAS A LINE OFF NOW THIS LINE T'D OFF ANOTHER LONG LINE RUNNING ACROS THE BACK SIDE FIREWALL SIDE OF ENGINE

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

2002 MERCURY SABLE V-6

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

NO ,HAVE'NT TRIED ANYTHING WITH EXCEPTIONOF PUTTING VACUMN HOS BACK ON'.

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Your description so far is pointing to a possible spark plug that has blown out or a catalytic converter is restricted and not allowing exhaust to escape. Do you know how to check both?

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