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 Post subject: EL Fairlane coughs and dies in first km
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:33 am 
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Ride: 1999 el ford fairlane ghia

Location: Waikato
New Zealand

starts fine but when get going starts to cough and die, have to put my foot flat to the floor till it clears. Once cleared then goes perfect, does this every time after turning car off. What can i do to fix this please
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 Post subject: Re: EL Fairlane coughs and dies in first km
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:48 am 
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How old is your oxygen sensor?

My car does this and after just recently replacing my distributor and eyeballing the timing, it seems better. I'll be setting the timing properly tonight, so I'll see if it disappears completely.

Checking your timing might be worthwhile.

 

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 Post subject: Re: EL Fairlane coughs and dies in first km
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:58 am 
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Ride: 1999 el ford fairlane ghia

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dont know age of sensor, prob same age as the car 1999
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