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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y7L
Hi all got a ford here,turning out to be a little fun... sometime start up just fine runs for a few minutes,then act up,pulled codes replaced ect and egr..scope scope all sensors saw map fall saw injector plane out.saw pip do something I never seen before...re...
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L hydraulic VIN: 1FDKF38M5R
Before and after replacement of these parts this truck continues to have a low brake pedal. It has been bled over and over again using various methods and machine's. But i can not get a good pedal. Yet if i clamp off all flex lines the pedal is as hard as rock...
1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: XORUA57668
ford techs we have this explorer with a camshaft sensor code, this is a used suv and dealer does not want to put to much money in this job, so we tried to find a good used sensor unit but can not find one in this area, but we did find a sensor out of a 96 expl...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTEF14N3T
truck runs fine the idle is high on coast down. the idle is high untill the truck comes to a complete stop.owner has change iac, tps, B&G the intake system, can dupulicate in bay ,jack up rear wheels and truck idle will be high 1400 rpm, untill rear wheels are...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5143T
this windstar came in from another shop and had plugs and wires replaced but did not resolve the ses lite or miss . on the road test cyl 4 missed on accel and at cruise.I had known good coil pak and replaced but did not correct the problem. after a few test li... Trouble codes: P0304
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L moniter problem VIN: 1FTEE1422V
hi every tech out there,i have this van fail emission test ,5 times ,there is no code ,run prefect,just the moniter are not set,i did drive trace and get the moniter to set and the scner say all of the moniter ready.after i turn the van of for one minute,the s...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F2X
I have this powerstroke that cranks fine but will not run,service engine soon light on KOEO, no wait to start light and no data available to scanner. Was wondering if anyone could shed any light on this problem. I would very much appreciate any help you could ...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L9T
vehicle came in with check engine light on setting codes po171 and 174 system lean banks 1 and 2.found maf not swiching properly.maf was replaced and codes reset.customer took vehicle and next day check engine light back on same codes.checked for vacuum leaks ... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Power Door VIN: 2FMDA53431
Got this 2001 Windstar Sel in. The Left side power sliding door does not open by power. It pops open but, it doesn't power slide back. Something seems to be telling the power sliding motor to stop. Sometimes it doesn't close 100%. The Right Side Slider works 1...
2004 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1FMPU16L24
we have a fleet with several expeditions in service. we have had a problem the fuel gauge dropping to "e" then going back up. we took these vehicles to the dealership as they are still under warrenty and the told up to change gas stations. as we supply our own...
1997 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM83W1V
Help People Got this Lincoln Town car and I'm at my wits end Code P0171 and P0174 keeps coming back We have done all the flow chart diagnostics and have replaced all 0/2 sensors,Changed the EGR checked the passages and Smoke checked the engine with no luck.Our... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM6536V
after codes erased, only lean code returned once. idle is erratic and surges, sometimes stalls, worse with defrost ac on. Cannot find throttle body plate position adjustment as someone has been there before, also maf wiring has been cut and plug replaced. Vehi... Trouble codes: P1506, P0171

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1989 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.3L unknown VIN: 1F0KE37M3K
Im not posting a fix, the truck is much improved but still has this one prob. it takes two starts to run, it will start then stall unless you work the throttle for a few seconds, only cold. The work done, replace starter now has goog cranking speed, also when ...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6530T
Well this one is all fived now. Thank you to all who helped on this one. The crank sensor connector was heat damaged and cracked. Causing a poor connection at the sensor. Replaced connector and road tested all ok now.. See you all again... Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition engine speed input circuit. Two sucsessive erratic Profile ignition pickup pulses occurred.).
1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L over drive & 2 nd VIN: 1FAFP0XW28
The fix was to send to a trans shop.There they found torque converter had come apart and got into shift plates???.Like I said before, We dont work on trans but thought would help out a friend.Thought maybe installing CD player was the problem but wasant.Hope t...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Heater VIN: 1FAFP52U21
This vehicle left without being repaired as the customer could not afford the cost to replace the heater core. She went to her local Ford dealer who verified that the heater core would need replacement and that they would also replace the blend doors as these ...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNHM97V8X
Most replies targeted the idle air control. Few mentioned the codes at all which is what threw me off. The codes and the symptoms seemed to be related. Anyway, the idle air control was indeed not functioning properly during a duplicate of the stalling symptom.... Trouble codes: U1051 (SCP Invalid or Missing Data for Brakes), U1043 (SCP Invalid or Missing Data for Traction Control), B1201 (Fuel Sender Dircuit Failure).
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