My neibor recently had the same problem with his 89 Probe. First remove and check the spark plugs. Fuel-Injector Cleaners, etc. tend to foul out the plugs. They may or may not need replaced. Just take them out and if they are black and/or look or feel wet, clean them up with a wire brush and a clean cloth and put them back in. If it still wont stay running, check the computer for codes. The procedure shouldn't be too hard to find on Google or similar. subminted by MiddleEartHippie(on AIM) I just had this problem with my 89 probe and it drove me crazy, turned out to be distributor needed replacement, also my tachometer went alittle hay wire while i kept foot on gas to keep it running.
are you sure its fuel cut out? my probe would not start traced problem to electronics inside distributor had failed [common fault on probe]
I would think a Probe owners club is for owners of Ford Probe cars.
I would start with the Pickup Coil and the Crank Sensor.
My 92 PA had the same problem. After it cooled down it would start again. The crank and the cam sensors were found to be bad. These were replaced and I have had no problem since.
One day i would like to probe the bottom of the ocean!
Probably the ignition switch. HavE IT CHECKED OUT> neutral safety switch......located under the shifter panel
i had that happen with my 2001 cabrio - it was a cracked distributor cap I also replaced the spark plugs and rotor clip at the same time
The heart would start going fasts and then your heart starts getting tied and then you start getting tierd
Could be the immobiliser, try disconnecting the battery for 30minutes a then connect it back up and try starting it again!!
sound like when it heats up it shuts off and then when it cools down it starts back up that would be your engine temperature sensor
I own a 95 GMC and had similar troubles - It turned out to be the ignition switch was bad.
there's and inertia switch that needs to be reset, it shuts off the fuel pump upon impact. on a ford, they're usuallyhidden under one of the kick pannel or on the passenger side of the trunk
It isprobably not getting fuel or not getting spark.
That would probably be the intake maf sensor or intake air sensor, if it doesn't detect air flow it shuts off the fuel
With good fuel pressure then I would check to see if it has spark after it shuts down.
The fuel is not getting from the tank to the carburetor.
First start would be to check the antifreeze and if that is full then I would check into the Thermostat and make sure it is stuck. If it is Full and heats up real fast then my guess would be the thermostat.
sounds like the ignition module take it out and take it to any auto parts store that offers testing. that is where i would start looking if i was you
There are several reasons why a car would start and then shut off immediately. It could be battery cables, a fuel problem, or even a bad spark plug.
Yes, year model 93 thru 97 Ford Probe
Depending on how long you plan on keeping the probe in orbit or if you want it to return, it is estimated to cost approximately $15
Number of possibilities... incorrect timing, bad distributor, fuel/air mixture too lean or too rich... really need more in-depth diagnosis to narrow it down. I'd recommend looking at the troubleshooting section of the Haynes or Chilton manuals.
you haven't said how long it runs before it shuts off. how old it is. i would start with the fuel system check the fuel flow to and into the carb.
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