2007 Ford Escape 4Cyl is missing, during idle also bogs and misfires while driving. it has stalled a few times. Problem started about three weeks ago. Any suggestions? I am going to replace the fuel filter but this seems to easy...

Asked by Jul 03, 2013 at 05:15 PM

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during idle also bogs and misfires while driving. it has stalled a few times. Problem started about three weeks ago. Any suggestions? I am going to replace the fuel filter but this seems to easy...

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Do you have a Check Engine light on? A misfire is a sign of a fouled plug or faulty ignition coil. Replacing the fuel filter is good preventative maintanence, but won't fix your issue. I'd focus on getting the vehicle scanned for codes and help you pinpoint your problem.

No check engine light, just the misfire. You are probably right though, hopefully a COP, but because no light I think it might be the PCM. Any suggestions on a quick troubleshoot to determine which?

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