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YEAR 1999
MODEL Taurus
ENGINE 3.0 OHV engine code u
TRANSMISSION AX4S

PROBLEM 1:
a four weeks age i installed a new motor with 90k on it and about a two weeks ago i started hearing a rattle but i do not hear it with normal around town driving but when i get ether on the interstate or head down a major road and having to go up hill i hear the rattle only when i have to give the motor more power. today i started hearing it around town so i am a little nervous.

PROBLEM 2:

today i got a check engine light on and i ran the code and it said egr flow excessive before it said egr flow in excessive but after i changed most of the controls it ran fine

so can any one help me
 

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Probably a cat. They rattle when they go, and if yours has gone, the backpressure has shot up, increasing the flow through the EGR. Tap the exhaust pipe upstream or downstream of the cat with a rubber mallet & see if you hear the rattle.
 
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