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Old 04-10-2013, 09:24 PM   #1
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Stang Trouble

My 2.3L automatic is giving me trouble. Sometimes I turn it on and it begins to shake, the rpm's begin to drop and it turns off. I have to press the gas to keep it from turning off on me. When im at a stop sign or red light I have to press the brakes and the gas at the same time to keep it from turning off. Does anyone know what's wrong with it? Is it the throttle body.
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Maf sensor? Does your stang have one?
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:15 PM   #3
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Most likely not the throttle body. When you rev it does it seem so have a loss of power? Sputter out when you rev? Any sign of misfire?
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Maf sensor? Does your stang have one?
It may also be your fuel filter
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I replaced the fuel pump and filter. I think it might be the maf.
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Check out your alternator . Probably not charging at low rpm
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This morning I turned it on and it was fine. I waited 5 min, the rpm's lowered and rose but the car didn't turn off. As soon as I put it into drive and the rpm's lowered, it began shacking and it turned off. And now it wont start.
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That dont seem like maf
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:47 PM   #9
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When I was buying this car the owner told me that he had only changed the sensors but, he didnt tell me which ones
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When I was buying this car the owner told me that he had only changed the sensors but, he didnt tell me which ones
Maybe a crank shaft positioning sensor?
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I got a new maf sensor and its working better.

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I got a new maf sensor and its working better.
Does anyone know what size pistons, fuel injectors and gears I can put in my 2.3L?
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Gears 3.73.
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Old 04-14-2013, 01:36 PM   #13
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Basically keep your gears . Just throw in a posi diff . Most of our rears lol come stock 3.73 non posi . It should say on the tag in the back what you have. I put my differential from an svo . I took off its 3.45 it had original and put my gear on and bolted right on.
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I got a new maf sensor and its working better.

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Does anyone know what size pistons, fuel injectors and gears I can put in my 2.3L?
Awesome! Glad it's working better for you
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Awesome! Glad it's working better for you
Thanks
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The only trouble I have now is finding a good insurance lol
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The only trouble I have now is finding a good insurance lol
Auto insurance?
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My car is still doing the same thing. Sometimes when I'm driving and I'm accelerating it loses power. I have to press the accelerator constantly for it to move. Eventually it becomes normal and drives normaly. What can it be?.. The fuel injectors? I know its not the maf or the intake.
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Check the idle air control valve if it has one you should also rebuild your torque converter to your transmission I had a problem before with one one of my mustangs doing that I rebuilt the torque converter and it fixed the problem that's what might be wrong with your mustang
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