03 crrown vic police interceptor runs rough after engine wash sprayed a lot of water near air intake

Asked by Sep 26, 2014 at 04:37 AM about the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Engine is hesitant and does not have full power has not thrown  a code

2 Answers

37,705

Water. Electronics and gas powered engines don't mix. You got something wet and now it's not functioning properly. Probably the AFM.

1 people found this helpful.
20

What happens most of the time that water gets below the spark coil boot and turns to steam and of course the spark jumps and misfires . Remove coil with boot and dry out the best you can with paper towels , then apply WD-40 to boot and a little on plug..This will displace any moisture until it drys out . ( Spark coil assembly's are easy to remove. Detach wire plug by pushing up on latch , then use 7mm socket or wrench, remove hold down screw. Give a twist and tug and pull out..

Your Answer

Ford Crown Victoria Experts

  • #1
    Tracy Hooks
    Reputation
    1,970
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,190
  • #3
    Bob Beaman
    Reputation
    870
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercury Grand Marquis
21 Great Deals out of 1,208 listings starting at $1,200
Used Lincoln Town Car
21 Great Deals out of 1,349 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang
251 Great Deals out of 36,674 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Taurus
178 Great Deals out of 15,852 listings starting at $981
Used Chevrolet Impala
386 Great Deals out of 25,595 listings starting at $900
Used Ford Explorer
779 Great Deals out of 64,747 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-150
2,309 Great Deals out of 214,814 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
525 Great Deals out of 36,467 listings starting at $1,299
Used Mercury Marauder
30 listings
Used Chevrolet Camaro
242 Great Deals out of 28,772 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Accord
428 Great Deals out of 101,596 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Camry
789 Great Deals out of 70,423 listings starting at $1,000

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.