Runs rough and/or stalls at start till warmed up.infrequent black smoke at start, per daughter (her car)i've not seen it. New air filter,alternator, haven't replaced plugs. Can idle be adjusted on EFI? Runs fine after warms up.

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Asked by Jul 05, 2007 at 07:27 PM about the 1989 Ford Escort

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Could be a few things. Try using this site site to troubleshoot the issue. http://autozone.com/UseCase,S001/UserAction,viewSimpleDiagInfo/Parameters,info/getInTheZone.htm

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