Rough idol, misfires, check engine light blinks?
I drove my husband’s 2004 Taurus on a trip for 200 miles with no problems. I stopped to buy gas and immediately the engine idols very rough (like a diesel truck), backfired under the hood and the Check engine light started blinking. I returned to the gas station but the attended had no problems with other cars. I am able to drive at fast speeds but the engine feels like it will die when it idols.
Sounds like a bad batch of gas thats all. Did you fill it up? Try and empty the tank and then buy another tank of gas.
The tank is full but I will try to burn it up and buy a new tank or fuel from a different station. Thanks for your response!
No problem, let me know how it goes, I get a notification every time someone replies. And. Btw all it could be is a bad tank of gas, happened to my friends hyndia elantra. Came out of no where and she just got another tank of gas
Try checking catalytic converter to see if clogged and may need new one. PIGS53'
I had the same problem on my 2000 mercury sable. I changed the spark plugs and it runs great. If youre still dealing with the problem I would check those plugs
I have the very same yeah the rough idel and other problems your having sounds like a misfire most the time it's common to be in cyclener one , and change the plugs I did this to mine haven't had a problem since it also could me a fuel rail issue they can have high pressure in the it's a sensor that fixes it
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