1989 Ford Thunderbird stalls and cuts off while driving

Asked by May 15, 2013 at 05:40 PM about the 1989 Ford Thunderbird SC

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1989 Ford Thunderbird Supercharged 5 speed that stalls and dies out while driving. Already had a tune up, new starter, radiator fan, new clutch, alternator, and fly wheel replaced.

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Polish the ground 1/0 battery cable as it attaches to the frame...be sure it is a NEW battery...its the ground its always the ground. Oh but wait there is this tricky little thing called the egr valve it only work on decel and yes the DPFE duh! the mass air flow sensor and the DPFE are best friends, dont ask why just know. If you dont have 300cca your done son.

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