crown victoria puttering

Asked by Dec 16, 2015 at 04:14 PM about the 1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4 Dr S Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

While on vacation for three first time ever I forgot to shut
off the engine before pumping

. Shortly after I noticed a "puttering" "stumbling" while
accelerating between 30-60mph 60mph + it drives fine. Got
back from vacation  changed my fuel filter and ran
seafoam through the fuel lines and injectors via vacuum
lines.. Drove fine for a day then started again.
Changed the plugs and noticed the 4th cylinder coil pack
came apart sure enough a few days later after more
puttering the mil came on for a cylinder 4missfire.
Has anyone had this problem? Buying the coil pack this
weekend . I was thinking a fuel pump cuzz of the whole
pumping gas thing. Please help!! I don't even drive it now!!

Ps... fuel pump is maybe 7 Mos old. Before changing fuel
filter and doing anything while puttering while accelerating
the mil would flash sometimes and them go off. Please
help!! Thank you!

3 Answers


I suspect the bad coil pack is the problem. I think the gas pumping incident is just coincidental.

Best Answer Mark helpful

OK thanks! I figured a bad fuel pump would have done a lot more than that or would be a constant issue. Not just 30to60mph.


Running on 7 cylinders will make an engine stumble and run rough.

Your Answer

Crown Victoria

Looking for a Used Crown Victoria in your area?

CarGurus has 925 nationwide Crown Victoria listings starting at $1,999.


Ford Crown Victoria Experts

  • #1
    Tracy Hooks
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercury Grand Marquis
16 Great Deals out of 1,241 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford Taurus
147 Great Deals out of 15,533 listings starting at $1,900
Used Lincoln Town Car
19 Great Deals out of 1,434 listings starting at $1,850
Used Chevrolet Impala
371 Great Deals out of 27,339 listings starting at $1,499
Used Ford Mustang
287 Great Deals out of 38,472 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Explorer
848 Great Deals out of 64,280 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford F-150
2,488 Great Deals out of 220,740 listings starting at $1,222
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
641 Great Deals out of 37,663 listings starting at $795
Used Chevrolet Camaro
245 Great Deals out of 30,155 listings starting at $4,980
Used Honda Accord
553 Great Deals out of 91,963 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Camry
807 Great Deals out of 71,623 listings starting at $1,400

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Ford Crown Victoria For Sale
113 listings starting at $4,995
2008 Ford Crown Victoria For Sale
102 listings starting at $4,499
2007 Ford Crown Victoria For Sale
87 listings starting at $1,999

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.