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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L oil supply to injectors VIN: 1FDLF47F1T
On start the truck has to spin about 15 sec. to get a start. On scanner it takes that long for it to show pressure at ICP switch. When about 300 psi is reached truck will start. If you plug off oil supply to right side head truck will start on left bank almost...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5147W
Dear fellow techs, I have this Windstar that will occasionally illuminute the MIL and store P1537 and 38. The only time customer can bring van in is on Saturday. I don't have a lot of time then to get into detailed diagnosis, but this is what I can tell you: ... Trouble codes: P1537 (IMRC Bank 1 Stuck Open), P1538 (IMRC Bank 2 Stuck Open)
2002 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 7.3L hard start VIN: 1FT5S34F6Y
Hello Fellow Tech's, I have a problem a with hard start on a 7.3 litre turbo diesel, hot or cold. If vehicle sits for approx. 10-15 minutes I have an extended crank before vehicle fires. I checked for codes and had several codes appear. I cleared the codes and... Trouble codes: P0562, P1212, P0541, P1670
1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM6531W
customer had another mechanic look at car the computor had various codes 1380 1381 1383 po171 po230. i cleared codes & they do not come back on.

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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1FMEE71Y9R
Thanks to one and all, especially to the fourteen that repied, the replies varied from fuel pressure regulator, timing chain, distributor, ign module to cracked plugs, MLP sensor, AC voltage. But Tad and Tim from Florida helped tremendously. After recieving a ...
1997 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT22B1V
Thanks for the input on how to repair this. The crank sensor turned out to be the cause of the problem. After considering the reasoning that the service manual described as to how the cam sensor code sets, (cam sensor code is set if other than one signal is re... Trouble codes: P1345.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L long crank times VIN: 1FTNW21F0X
The customer declined further work on this problem. I recieved numerous replies to what seems to be a real problem with these engines.Thanks for all the help.
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FIRE14W0Y
Thank you for all your help. We ended up running a combination of transmission fluid and water through the engine to clear out the carbon. It ran a lot better after that. We also changed the coil for cylinder #2 which helped out even more. The van then ran wit... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple random misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire).
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