Confused

Asked by Jun 09, 2016 at 11:07 AM about the 1998 Ford Escort 2 Dr ZX2 Hot Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1998 ford escort 4 cylinder it starts but
the idle goes up and down and wants to stall but it
doesn't .. would that be a tune up or what ?

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Bad throttle position sensor,TPS.

Check your iac valve. if it has one.

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