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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14HXR
This pickup intermittenly will crank and no start. When this happens I can disconnect the spout connector and it will start. I always have good fuel pressure and injector pulse. I replaced the ignition module and it work fine for 3 days and same problem return... Trouble codes: 211 (Erratic PIP signal)
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L coil damage VIN: 1FMDU35PXV
Truck stopped while driving, towed in. Found cracked ignition coil (DIS dual coils), owner said plugs had not been changed in years. Replaced plugs (gap must be 0.300), replaced coil, engine started and ran fine for about two minutes, then quit. New coil crack...

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1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FACD74W9N
Many of the replies advised to check or clean the MAF sensor.I disconnected it and the car ran better. I was only to get a reman from the Ford dealer,relaced it and ean perfect, I gave it a 20 mile test drive and checked FT again.Only change was ST bank 1 went...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP34PX1
Thanks very much to the guys who replied!!! I think I'll be safe to replace them both at 90,000 miles. The info given by James of California about round and square tooth belts was very interesting. I did not know that. Thanks james... What Richard from Wash. s...
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