Why does truck spudder I had to pump gas pedal repeatedly just to get me over to the side of the road.

Joshua Alejo

Asked by Mar 06, 2016 at 12:49 PM about the 1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 4WD SB

Question type: General

truck fired up right away as usual been running fine, then all of a sudden it started to idle high and check engine light went on, after truck warmed up I pulled away and then it started to idle high and spudder, it shut down, I fired it up again and pumped the gas pedal repeatedly just to get me through the light and two blocks and pulled over.

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could be a number of possible problems causing it. I would start by having it scanned for codes if I were to guess though I would say the tps or throttle poisoning sensor went out


U already have the check engine light on, just take it to ur local auto parts place fof a free scan. It's probably related to throttle positioning sensor, throttle body or EGR valve

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