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EA slight surge at cruise 


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 Post subject: EA slight surge at cruise
Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:38 pm 
Stock as a Rock

Age: 37

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Location: hobart
TAS, Australia

Hi, i have an ea falcon 3.9 manual MPI, the problem i seem to have is that at light cruise speeds, around 50-60km's/hour it seems most noticable there seems to be a subtle surge in the engine. it isn't enough to really rock the car or anything but you can just feel it. I'd say it feels like a subtle lean surge but i can't figure out why. Fuel pressure is fine and i can't find any vacuum leaks. Any ideas on what i can look at or what may be a possible cause of this?
 Post subject: fuel
Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 2:43 pm 
Fordmods Newbie

Age: 32

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Ride: ea falcon

Location: melbourne
VIC, Australia

get your injectors cleand or your computer might be on its way out.
but id check the injectors first.
 Post subject: surge
Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 2:56 pm 
Parts Gopher

Age: 59

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Joined: 15th Apr 2005

Ride: EL Fairmont Wagon

Location: Riyadh
QLD, Australia

My 91 EA with thottle body injection did just that, it got slowly worse until a couple of full blown engine hiccups happened.
I put new plugs,leads,dizzie cap and rotor, and it was like a new car again.
I also sprayed the whole T/B area with T/B spray cleaner from autobarn to remove the carbon buildup they suffer from quite badly .
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