I have a 1987 Ford Thunderbird but it turns off when i am coming to a stop what would cause that?

Asked by Oct 08, 2014 at 01:37 PM about the 1987 Ford Thunderbird Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1987 Ford Thunderbird and not all the time but sometimes my engine cut's off as
I'm driving the the car. What could cause this?

3 Answers

257,835

Needs a tuneup, clean the throttle body and IAC, vacuum leak, etc. Scan for codes too.

257,835

http://www.stangnet.com/mustang-forums/resources/dumping-the- computer-diagnostic-codes-on-86-95-mustangs.11/

5,535

Could be electrical or fuel. Code scan may be fastest way to isolate the problem. Most National Parts stores will do a free code scan for you. ie; Auto Zone, O'Reilies, Advance, etc.

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