engine idles high, turns off when gas pedal is not being pressed

Asked by Jan 22, 2015 at 04:05 AM about the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Crew Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Trouble began after truck was in below freezing weather. It starts, but once foot is off gaß
pedal it stàlls. Is this a costly repair?

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I had a similar issue... I ended up changing the heated o2 sensor and the crank shaft sensor...haven't had the problem since. Is your engine light on?, if so it should pop a code for this and tell you which bank ( for the o2 sensor ) it is in. Hope this helps.

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