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1987 Ford F-250 Custom 6.9L glow plug relay VIN: 1FTHX26M4K
Can anyone tell me how to test the glow plug relay? If you turn the key on the Wait to start light stays on about 5 seconds and then the clicking begins. The relay clicks on and off about 10 tens then goes silent. Testing voltage at the glow plug showed 9.9 Vo...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU32EXV
This vehicle has a relatively unstable, lower idle speed than I care for. It idles at about 650 with a 29% iac duty cycle. Also at idle the long term fuel trims are 10% for bank 1 and 19% for bank 2. At 1500 rpm the long term trims are -4% for bank 1 and +2% f... Trouble codes: P0153 (Front O2 Sensor), P0305
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FMRU1860X
Hey Guys, I've got a Expedition thats throwing me for a loop. When it came in it would intermittently stall. Sometimes it would just die other times the rpm would race and drop and then it would die. I graphed the IAC, TPS, MAF, VOLTAGE and looked at all the o... Trouble codes: B1202 (u1262-), U1262 (u1147-), U1147
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L hydraulic VIN: 3FAHP31321
car came in smoked clutch///replaced with new slave cylinder///i never could get a good pedal even with the phoenix bleeder//i tried to pull the master down and get it level but its all plastic and different from the rangers//i cant pull the clip and

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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U5T
Well didnt get to fix this as the customer wants to wait till after the holidays at which time I will try pcm. Most replies advised to a leak in the system but I did not find one. I did find on the control side wire to the vmv was grounded by the computer all ... Trouble codes: P0443.
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L battery saver relay VIN: 1FTDX0866V
There seems to be a concern that the current draw I had was read incorrectly. The .5 amp draw was correct. the GEM would not power down over night. Replaceing the GEM brought the current draw down to 125ma. Even though this was still unacceptable, when the rad...
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