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    when the dpfe sensor goes out what happens to your car

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    It sucks while cruising. Almost literally.

    You can feel the valve open and close, and can feel the car stumble when you try to accelerate.
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    You read the stickey at the top of this forum and the tech forum.

    You think about it.

    Then you ask questions if you are not sure how to proceede.

    I'll be nice and post the link:
    http://forums.focaljet.com/zetec-tun...ing-zetec.html
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    thanks for the help but that is not whats wrong with my car i cant figure it out to save my life. ive got a messed up idle and cant figure out whats causeing it. every once in a while like maybe once a week it will run right then once i turn it off and turn it back on it will be messed up again. i replaced a collapsed hose check the egr system the vaccum system and even sprayed brake cleaner to find a leak.

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    Default Re: dpfe sensor

    Did you find a leak? Check the wiring going to the coilpack. If they are damaged, there is a fix available at a Ford dealership.

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    i did not find a leak, my car idles high then goes down to like 2000rpm and sticks there for a while then slowly goes to like 1100rpm, and i can just lightly tap the gas and it will jump to 2000rpm stick there for a while and slowly go back down to 1100 again

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    More of a hanging rev problem, sounds like it might be a TPS, which is on the side of your throttle body.

    TPS:
    When your TPS seems to be acting up, your idle
    could fluctuate up and down. people say to remove it
    and start your car if it runs better, problem found.

    Also some great info about the DPFE issues the focus has:
    http://www.focushacks.com/?modid=80&...%20Information

    Try taking the TPS off and let us know if it was the problem.

    Just a thought, it could also be your MAF. The cars do all sorts of buggy things when they get dirty. Get some proper MAF cleaner, take the tube off the thottle body, and off of the airbox and clean it (follow directions, MAF's are expensive).

    Just for kicks after you try the TPS and MAF, if neither of them work, what happens if you unplug your battery and reset your computer (other than having to reset your radio).



    PS, there is a Tech forum which would be a little better to post in with these kind of questions. I won't hold it against you since you're new. Good luck!

    I did have a similar problem, got fed up and finally just bought the DPFE and replaced it. Bingo! Feels like a new car!

    If you need parts buy from Steve at Tousley, he's a sponsor, and his discount more than offsets the cost of shipping.
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    hey man thanks for all the info. i did clean the maf with crc maf cleaner. i have a tps comeing in from my local ford dealer i couldnt get the right one for my car at the parts stores around here they kept ordering the wrong part. but ill get that tps put in and ill let you know how it worked. thanks again for the help.

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    how can i contact steve at tousley

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    PM him. His name here is FORDSVTPARTS.
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    He has his own Forum if you scroll down to the sponsor's section. His contact info is there somewhere.
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    Default Re: dpfe sensor

    ok so the tps did nothing it still idles the same

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    anyone have any suggestions this high rev is really agervating


 

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