motor

Asked by Apr 10, 2016 at 04:24 PM about the Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car will start and idle perfectly fine soon as give it
throttle looses all power and cuts out have changed
everything to do withfuel stuff .

5 Answers

5,305

IAT intake air temperature...in the intake plenum...assure that it works properly~ your system ground may be weak...check that battery to make sure that it's full strength after 8-10 years they don't take a charge anymore....to there's that...and the cable ends get corroded...and the black cable to the engine may be weak corroded stud there~ sometimes solutions are as easy as a wirebrush~

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
5,305

the year would tell me what to look for in terms of your fuel problem...a squishy low volume pump up to a carburetor has different equipment then a 80-90 PSI injector...see I have to know what to look for here~

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
18,530

If it is carbureted clean with spray carburetor cleaner use the whole can and if fuel injected clean throttle with throttle body cleaner and and some fuel injector cleaner to gas tank. Also change fuel filter if have not done so in a while.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
20

my 2001 ford focus would start and idle in park or neutral, but as soon as I put in rev or drive it died immediately. I did a number of things, but nothing helped until I got a new ECU. Before buying an ECU check to see if the existing ECU is reading the correct voltage at the ECU pin numbers for the transmission solenoids. Junk it and buy a Toyota! Also check vacuum lines.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
5,305

heat riser...assure that it's correct...could easily be disconnected~

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Blower motor

    Is there any other ford cars that use the same blower motor as a 97 Thunderbird

    1997 Ford Thunderbird

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • where is the blower motor (heater) for a 1970 ford thunderbird located 3 answers

    when I turn on my heater the motor makes an bad sound

    1970 Ford Thunderbird

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1964 thunderbird window motors keep burning out 3 answers

    I have replaced the motors and switches on my 1964 Thunderbird but the motors and switches keep going bad and this was done at my local Ford dealership. They have given up on it. Any suggestions?

    1964 Ford Thunderbird

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • driver door poer window motor. 2 answers

    I cannot remove the motor because the window is in the UP position due to a 12volt problem at the console switchs. Th driver switch works but not for driver side and 12 volts direct to door motor re...

    1965 Ford Thunderbird

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Motor 5 answers

    What year motors will fit in a 2008 crown Vic police interceptor

    2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Thunderbird

Looking for a Used Thunderbird in your area?

CarGurus has 1,077 nationwide Thunderbird listings starting at $6,499.

ZIP:

Search Ford Thunderbird Questions

Ford Thunderbird Experts

#1 Larry Sturgis
Larry Sturgis
Reputation 1,560
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,490
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 1,220
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
472 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Corvette
120 Great Deals out of 20,753 listings starting at $3,000
Used Chevrolet Camaro
225 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217
Used Ford F-150
2,194 Great Deals out of 206,316 listings starting at $1,499
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
42 Great Deals out of 2,825 listings starting at $3,500
Used Dodge Challenger
184 Great Deals out of 24,169 listings starting at $8,800
Used Lincoln Continental
4,507 listings starting at $41,448
Used Pontiac Firebird
12 Great Deals out of 724 listings starting at $3,990
Used Ford Taurus
249 Great Deals out of 20,433 listings starting at $699
Used Pontiac Solstice
14 Great Deals out of 416 listings starting at $4,100
Used Dodge Charger
407 Great Deals out of 28,172 listings starting at $1,988
Used Chevrolet Impala
521 Great Deals out of 31,725 listings starting at $1,450
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
52 Great Deals out of 4,229 listings starting at $1,995
Used Mercury Cougar
200 listings
Used BMW 3 Series
974 Great Deals out of 31,729 listings starting at $1,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.