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1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMEE11Y2L
This van does not idle as it should to low,is more of a problem when cold,but does it warm also,have checked powers grounds.Only sits code 18.There are no vacuum leaks,runs fine going down the road,o2 sensor switching as it should at cruise or idle.the voltage... Trouble codes: 18 (irractic ignition)
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Front Wipers VIN: 2FMDA5146W
HELP! This van has had high speed only on front wipers ever since I've known these people. They decided to fix it finally. It had a code B1467 for shorted motor when it came in. I cleared that and checked relays at under hood fuse panel. Tested wires from rela...
1989 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1LNCM9844K
Hi all. Need some advice on an AXOD rebuild. Trans was just overhauled a few months ago for a bad planet assembly. We installed all used hard parts. Now vehicle is back and planet assembly is blown again. Not sure if were missing something. We were advised to ...
1993 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L scanner VIN: 1MELM5845P
Greetings everyone, i am posting this for a friend. He hooked up his OTC Genesys 2002 scanner to this sable at 7:00 with the cable and ford adapter to the ford connector on the wiring harness of the vehicle ( DLC ). He left the car, with the engine off, key of...
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM75W7W
hi folks i have this mercury with a code 1299 the drivers complaint is it has a misfire i drove it an it goes in to a limp mode the computer then random cuts out clys. for over heating reasons when i hookup my scaner the reading for the ect is -8 degrees volt ... Trouble codes: 1299 (engine over heat occured)

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1990 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1YGF23R663
Thanks to all replies! Together we fix the otherwise unfixable. I reset the ecm, disconnected battery and examined ground connections at right rear of intake, they were loose. Tightening and clearing ecm made CO go down to .8% at idle and 1% at cruise (state l...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L P/S Pump VIN: 1FTDX1760V
Replaced pump with reman Motorcraft pump. Hopefully it was just a run of bad pumps. Thanks you all who helped.
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