Idles fine - when accelerator is pressed, goes dead

Asked by Jan 06, 2009 at 05:39 PM about the 1986 Mercury Cougar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

5

check timing cat may be plugged running to rich

615

Check the alternator.

15

how is the condition of the spark plugs and wires? does it have a check engine light on? check those things out first.if no to both of those, maybe Throttle position sensor.

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