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Old 08-05-2005, 12:52 AM   #11
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What'* the 02 like?
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dunno, havent checked it. but, it doesnt throw any codes, and it doesnt smoke at all.

there is a vacuum line coming off of the FPR though. if i unplug that, should it change the way the car runs? i did, and it didnt. and that would make sense if it was the problem.
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Don't unlug that vacuum line.

02'* go bad but don't throw codes till they're WAY past gone. no smoke doesn't mean anythin either. Swap it out.
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I don't know crap about ignitions but does the car run fine otherwise? How'* the distributor looking on it? (yes, all Tauruses use Distributors still.)
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no, getting a bonneville is not an option right now, so dont bother. infact, dont even crap on fords in this thread. i need to fix the problem, not get rid of it. got any ideas?
no idea is stupid at this point <aside from the above mentioned request>
how about buy another tempo
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I don't know crap about ignitions but does the car run fine otherwise? How'* the distributor looking on it? (yes, all Tauruses use Distributors still.)
runs perfectly fine, aside from the horrid gas mileage. through puddles, rain, anything, it runs like a dream.
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Don't unlug that vacuum line.

02'* go bad but don't throw codes till they're WAY past gone. no smoke doesn't mean anythin either. Swap it out.
i did, and nothing happened
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UPDATE: found the adapter to our Fuel pressure gauge. pressure is within specs, FPR operating normally. there is no leaks in the pressurized system, because it holds pressure when it is shut off.

so, there is either a leak in the fuel return line, or there is an o2 sensor bad. anybody care to add anyother possibilities?
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Try one of thee guys additives

http://www.berrymanproducts.com/

Worked for me.

Supposedly this stuff is strong enough to melt a styrofoam cup.
its probably acetone, which will melt alot of plastics.
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