what is an emission controls system problem mean

Asked by Nov 23, 2015 at 11:02 PM about the 2003 Ford Taurus LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car was dead when I went to start it, little engine block icon stayed on after I
jumped it to start. the car misses when driving or idling.

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It could mean a lot of things from problems with the catalytic converter to the EVAP system. It also means you won't pass smog inspection. In your case I suspect an ignition miss.

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