car has poor acceleration when hot


Asked by May 09, 2013 at 10:14 PM about the 1991 Mercury Topaz GS Sedan FWD

Question type: General

car runs great when cold but when it reaches normal operating tempiture it\ will not accellerate from stopped position and seems like it is choking out fan works fine replaced iacontroll valve ignition controll modgule throttle position sensor  map sensor had fuel pressure checked it was right where it should be had new plugs and wires runs  great as long as i do not have to stop  p.s. car is not overheating at witts end p.s only 54000 original miles on it

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LMAO @ kbro! I'd like to call ALL Gurus and put this one to a vote: Should she let just allow this less-than-spectacular piece of American "engineering" to give up the ghost and go to the Mercury Topaz sacred burial ground?? It won't be alone either ::Trust me::. It's time to let ole Bessie go! Check out THIS:

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