My car misses at about 2500rpm's pretty bad, but it doesnt do it until its warmed up. What could be wrong with it?

Asked by Jan 27, 2014 at 07:01 PM about the 1997 Ford Mustang

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Its a 1997 mustang 3.8

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Bad spark plug wires and while your there put spark plugs in it if they haven't been changed

That was my first thought, but i figured if a spark plug wasnt firing right it would do it all the time, not just after it warms up. But that will be the first thing i do. Couldnt hurt even if it doesnt fix it. Thanks

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The plug wires are the problem. They break down under a light load usually when it shifts into overdrive or in fifth gear. I just figured since you were there go ahead and change the plugs.

I definitely will, & yeah its a 5speed

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