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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr 112 WB

1999 Ford Explorer
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door
16 mpg city / 21 mpg hwy
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February 28, 2013, 9:37 pm

Nick G
 

Question: My car isn't going faster than 25mph, please view details...

Well I'm up in Alaska, and didn't get it wintered first off. Haven't driven it until early November and when I did the speed slowly decreased, to the point of going 25 mph with the gas pedal floored. I'm hoping it could be something like a little ice in the gasline, but I don't know. I'm worried it's the transmission. I put some Iso-Heat in it when I filled her up today and drove it for about 2 miles after letting it warm up for about 40 minutes. Anybody have any suggestions?


March 5, 2013, 11:29 am

Elizabeth K
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Will the engine rev up when it's in park or neutral? Make sure the brakes aren't stuck on. Check air and fuel filters, scan for engine codes, and have the fuel pressure tested.


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