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1987 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L Stall, low idle VIN: 2FABP79F1H
Okay...Car came in for low idle. It will start up and run fine until you put it in gear or load the engine up (turning steering wheel will make it stall). Drives fine as long as you put it on neutral when stoping or else it wil stall. I checked the fuel pressu... Trouble codes: 34 (EGR/EVP High), 14 (No PIP/RPM Im sure this one is set due to stalling during testing KOER), 12 (idle RPM Low same with this one), 13 (Idle RPM High I think I caused this one), 23 (TPS range I think I caused this one too)
1988 Ford Bronco 5.0L no four-wheel drive
four-wheel drive did work all of asudden it quite working, relays click and right side kick panel but not engaging anything. thank you!
1997 Ford Windstar GL 3.0L Stall VIN: 2FMDA51U4V
Thank you for your time, this one has got me really confused. Vehicle starts, runs for a couple seconds, sometimes 10 or 15 seconds then dies. It is very consistant. It seems to be loosing injector pulse. It always fires right back up. Doesn't seem to loose po...
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L compresion VIN: 1FAFP10P1W
Hi folks. Happy new year. I'm posting this for another shop, so information may not be to complete. They had an intake gasket blow out on #3 cyl. so it had a missfire they replaced intake gasket and still had a missfire on #3 cyl. They removed cyl. head, becau...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L drive shift VIN: 2FMZA5142X
When shifting from neutral to drive, or drive to neutral a harsh clunk is felt. But when shifted to reverse from neutral it is smooth. The engine rpms go from 850 in neutral to 700 to in drive or reverse.
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Shift Interlock VIN: 1FMZU64E82
The customer says that when coming to a stop with foot on the brake pedal, the shift lever will not go into park. Here is what Iv'e noticed. If you hold your foot on the brake pedal and leave it there, you can move the shift lever from out of park to 1st gear ...
1993 Mercury Topaz GS 2.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEPM36X4P
the customer brought this car in with complaint of check engine light comes on and dies at stop lights. can keep it running if put it in neutral before coming to a stop. test drove this car and did not die for me but the check engine light came on. put the sca... Trouble codes: 212 (no tach input), 214 (cid ckt fault)

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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U92
well thanks to the 4 guys who spend time to give info the costumer took the car until now his not coming back maybe we fix it well anyway thanks to all more power happy new year! Trouble codes: P1336 (input signal to pcm from ckp sensor and or cmp sensor erratic).
1979 Lincoln Versailles 5.0L No Start VIN: 9W84F62430
Thank you to everybody that replied. As many of you said this is a common problem with the ignition module. This was my first post and I am very happy with the help I recieved.
1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L speedomoter/odo VIN: 1MELM58S3T
Hi all you expert techs, That sable with the bad speedo had me going for a while. My biggest mistake was trying to follow very shallow diagnostic charts via alldata and mitchell(although alldata confirmed their charts were right out of the ford manuals). The p...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1ZWFT61LOX
Thanks to frank from illinois for suggesting the upper intake leaking. After that suggestion we smoked the intake and found a leak in the intake as well as the EGR diaphram. We replaced both and drove the vehicle for about a weak. Fuel trims looked much better...
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