1993 5.0 302 TBird shuts off why?


Asked by Jul 19, 2012 at 09:11 PM about the 1993 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 94 TBird shuts off when it's hot out but the temp Meter never goes to hot it get to the middle and she shuts off
when I'm sitting. Even at running temp doesnt hit the middle. But could it shut off because I may need a new
thermastat? What could be the reson for this? Oh and when she shuts off I starte her rite back i do wait a couple off
seconds before starting back up again.

Thanks for any suggestion!!

4 Answers


It's a 93 sorry for the typo.


I suspect your TFI module is faulty. Have someone look into/test this for you. Classis symptom is your car shuts off when warm nd your able to start it back up when cool. It a candy bar size module attached to the side of the distributor, has a big plug attached to it. Also could be a dirty throttle body and IAC sensor. Clean those first before replacing the module.


Thank you I will have all that checked out.


I there a way for me to test this my self or is it a hole big prosesse?

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