Idle Problems -

Go Back > Ford Mustang Tech > 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang

5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang Technical discussions on 5.0 Liter Mustangs within. This does not include the 5.0 from the 2011 Mustang GT. That information is in the 2005-1011 section.

Idle Problems

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-24-2003, 04:23 PM   #1
2nd Gear Member
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: United States
Posts: 176
Send a message via AIM to kornfan_88 Send a message via Yahoo to kornfan_88
Default Idle Problems

I have an 88 GT that just doesn't want to idle right. I have replaced the IAC and the TPS and it still has a "lull" or something when it idles. It also only seems to do it after it has warmed up. When I stop at a light or something it will idle fine at first and then it will drop down like it wants to quit and come back up. Any ideas? Thanks.

kornfan_88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2003, 04:46 PM   #2
1st Gear Member
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: United States
Posts: 72
Default Idle Problems

try drilling a 1/8" hole in your butterfly on your throttle body. i read that at in a section about keeping your cam from dying or stalling out.
Doug Blevins

'90 5.
DougBlevins is offline   Reply With Quote


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Spark Plug Change 2007StangV6 2005-2014 Mustangs 19 09-12-2015 05:35 PM
Borla ATAK not louder than S-type (Stinger) 2007CalSpec 2005-2014 Mustangs 6 09-10-2015 08:51 PM
96 V6 Gauges (Temp) 96stang3.8 V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 1 09-10-2015 07:42 AM
No power from my 3.8 94stangnewbe V6 General Discussion 0 09-07-2015 08:39 PM
03 V6 Mustang Ticking Noise Emblazoned General Tech 0 09-03-2015 11:45 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:42 PM.

This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company