View Full Version : sputtering in drive
05-26-2006, 03:25 PM
hey i have a 91 ford explorer it drive fine when i'm driving but when i'm parked or in drive at a stop light it sputters and jumps
could this be the fuel pump,fuel filter or what
05-26-2006, 03:28 PM
Obviosly the first choices to look at ! Fuel filter and fuel pump !
05-26-2006, 06:51 PM
Check for a vacuum leak or a sparkplug wire off or intermittant.
Keep trying things it could be sooo many things[cheers]
mine used to surge realy bad when idleing , i took off the TPS and soaked it in gun was for a few hours and rinsed it out , havent had a prob since (well not with that problem anyways)
...And if you fix it quick HWA has a explorer 4x4 run going on , but you may have missed it by about three years
05-26-2006, 10:04 PM
filter usually is bad if it sputters and misses if you put it under load or put your foot to the floor...
05-27-2006, 10:10 AM
ya i'm going to try the filter first
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