Engine Dies on the Highway
courtesy of Bob, The Auto Answer Man
I have a 1991 Ford Bronco with a 351W with EFI. When it's cold, it runs fine. When it's warmed up, it idles and runs fine at low speeds. Once up to highway speeds, depressing the accelerator to speed up causes it to stutter and miss. The more I press the accelerator, the more profound the stutter/miss. I replaced the oxygen sensor, that seemed to help for a day, and then not. Any suggestions?
Tom L. of Ashton, IL
Check your ignition wires. They will have more of an effect under load than at idle, especially after they have warmed up.
Bob, The Auto Answer Man
Have a car care question? Visit our automotive maintenance section and see if we've already answered it or a similar question.
More Money-Saving Tips for Your Home
- 6 cheap, effective home security solutions
- 5 frugal ways to expand your living space
- Top 10 DIY mistakes made by home 'handymen'
- 4 ways to pay off your mortgage earlier
- What tools do you need to start a food garden?
- DIY repair of ripped window and door screens
- Homemade cleaner for jetted tubs, shower heads & sprayers
- This week's Readers' Tips
- Should I use a HELOC for home remodeling and repairs?
- Should I refinance my mortgage?
- Compare HELOC rates
- Check for a lower homeowners insurance rate
- 3 ways to use a mortgage calculator
- Mortgage calculator: Calculate your payment and more
- Home equity calculator: HELOC vs. line of credit
- How much can additional payments save me on my mortgage?