'97 crown vic slight rough idle

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Asked by Jul 30, 2009 at 11:19 PM about the 1997 Ford Crown Victoria

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

97 crown vic. overheated due to alternator bolt snapping and now slight rough idle and starts a little shaky. changed plugs, checked for blown head gasket changed pcv valve & cleaned throttle body & maf sensor. checked for vacuum leaks. and i also have some sore of exaust leak i believe because at moving speeds you can hear a weird pinging noise and also when start/ idle.

what could be the problem?
thanks in advance

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what could be the problem.... meaning what could be making it idle rough.

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prob.the mass air sensor or check the throttle body..it might not be opening at the right moments

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the car was a smooth as butter before the alternator bolt snapped which caused it to overheat for approximately 2 minutes. i was fast acting and pulled over and turned it off

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well...the belts probably the prob. but i don't knowe how bad it was or is so i really can't help man sorry

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the belt is new but could it be an idler pulley?

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