1999 Mercury Cougar V6 uncontrolled acceleration

Here is the strange problem that has plagued my car for a while now. I have replaced the IACV and TPS and it didn't fix it. EDIT 2: The problem ended up being the TPS wiring rubbing on the water pump belt. Fixed the frayed wiring and moved it, and it never did this again. EDIT: I believe I found the problem. One of the bolts holding the EGR to the UIM was broken off, and was allowing a vacuum leak around the EGR where it wasn't sealed down tight. I've got a new UIM coming, and will update if that fixes my problem!

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Video tribute to my 1999 Mercury Cougar
7 years ago today I brought home what has turned into a very important piece of my life. This car has helped me mature as a human being, has given me some of the happiest times of my life, and helped me meet some wonderful friends along the journey. I decided to put this video together so that others can take the journey of the past 7 years with me, and experience some of the highs and lows I have gone through. 99% of the work that has ever been done to this car has been done with my own two hands and with the help of some very talented friends. In the past 7 years, I have probably put enough money into this car to have bought a new one perhaps multiple times over. I wouldn't trade the past 7 years for the world, they have been an amazing part of who I am today. ALL MUSIC IN THIS VIDEO IS THE PROPERTY OF ITS RESPECTIVE CREATORS AND OWNERS. I HAVE LEGALLY PURCHASED THIS MUSIC, AND NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT IS INTENDED.




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