1999 mercury hard starting ,stalling

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Old 09-01-02, 12:15 PM
butchdel
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1999 mercury grand marquis 4.6 V8 hard starting ,stalling

Car starts but stallsss out right away. This happens on very hot days and rainy days like today, runs fine after a few trys, and some gunning of engine. whats wrong?
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Old 09-01-02, 01:09 PM
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It sounds like a sticking idle air control valve(I.A.C. valve).Depending on mileage it might be covered under a ford emission warranty.
If you are to replace it youself it's not to bad just a couple of small bolts.I'd suggest buying it from a ford dealer and have their parts department print out a picture of it's location.
 
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Old 09-01-02, 04:28 PM
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1999 vehicle, should be covered by the factory warranty in most cases.
 
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