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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDAS140T
This Windstar failed an OBD II emission test. Prior to the lean codes I cleaned the EGR ports that were clogged. I had a code for restricted EGR flow. Cleaning of the ports cleared that code. I suspected a MAF problem but the voltage seems normal at idle (.6 V... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 miss fire), P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0172 (Bank 2 lean), P1000 (Monitor Cycle not complete)

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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L p1000 sys.test incpt VIN: 2FMDA5146T
this car failed inspecting for that p1000 code i told the owner to drive it for awhile before taking it back though the inspection he has not come back so it must have worked thanks for all the advice chuck Trouble codes: P1000.
1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L S anduspension VIN: 1FAFP53S0W
I have been out of the shop for most of the month due to family emergency. I intend to see this vehicle Wednesday June 30. Im closing now because my request has timed out. Received some suggestions to check strut rod washers at front of rod from control arm to...
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Misfire VIN: 4M2DU55P2X
Thanks to all who replied. Another tech. in the shop was working on this truck and he missed a bad plug wire while checking the miss. When he checked for spark to the plug, he had put a spark tester in the end of the plug wire and grounded the tester. He crank... Trouble codes: P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire).
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