Motor kill - Ford Forum - Enthusiast Forums for Ford Owners

Ford Contour While only built on a short time span, the Contour was very popular with people of all driving styles, from the base model making for a great family car, to the SVT making a great track toy.

Motor kill

Reply

 
 
 
  #1  
Old 09-17-2017, 12:46 PM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2017
Posts: 1
Default Motor kill

98 mystique/contour 4cyl. While driving shortly after taking off from a stop sign, red light etc just dies. Does not miss, does not bog down, doesn't run rough, just dies. Starts right back up and goes. Doesn't do it every time you stop either. Checked alternator and that's good. Any ideas?
 
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-17-2017, 01:22 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 8,615
Default

Would you tell us how you checked the alt?
Because it starts right up would lead me to believe you are losing power either to the ign or from it.
Can you tell us what kind of tools you have to work with as far as testing equip is concerned? No sense blowing a lot of hot air if you are unable to use it.
 
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
conanalois
PRIVATE For Sale / Trade Classifieds
0
08-31-2013 06:16 AM
carpenter40
Ford F-250 & Ford F-350
2
01-23-2011 10:19 AM
glenn grenier
General Tech
2
09-19-2010 01:30 PM
2000StangGT
Ford Mustang
3
10-22-2006 09:51 PM
explorerman
PRIVATE For Sale / Trade Classifieds
0
04-15-2006 04:48 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Motor kill


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.