Having problems with your 1991 Ford Tempo 4 Door ?

I have a 1991 Ford Tempo and after about 20 minutes of driving the engine will shut off and the RPM will drop to zero. In addition the charging system Amp light and Oil light are both illuminated when the engine shuts off. The alternator and battery are brand new so I am confused why the Amp light illuminates. As for the oil I'm certain there is too much in the engine, but I am under the impression that too much oil in the engine is not the entirety of the problem.

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-07-2019

Answers :

Check your tps throttle position sensor most autoparts stores can test it
When the engine stalls, the amp & oil light always come on. That is not a probelem. It's supposed to do that.
\015\012Check these things:
\015\012Ignition switch recall completion. Call any Ford delaer with your 17 digit VIN number to see if this recall has been done. If not, they will do it for free. 95S28 - Safety Recall - Ignition Switch Replacement.
\015\012TFI ignition module on distributor could be going bad when hot.
\015\012Fuel pump could be going. Check for 35-40 PSI at idle.
\015\012Don't have too much oil in engine as it will splash and foam and engine will fail.
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