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1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP54N1W
gentelmen need your assitance with this 96 ford sho 3.4 v8,after it warms up at idle it will intermittly surge and it will do it at a cruz,if you apply more throttle it goes away.almost feels like a misfire,but all ignition parts check out good and replaced 02... Trouble codes: 1397 (bank 1 rich)
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L MIL Lamp on
Hi folks, I need HELP. this truck is at it's maxim fuel trim +35% and scaner some times say's error on fuel trim. Is setting P0171 & P0174 sys. lean codes. I have cleand and inspected MAF sensor looks good an reads good. o2's are switching/crosing center ok li... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean Bank 1), P0174 (System lean bank 2)
1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM81W7X
Hello Lincoln/Ford Techs: I have this town car that originally came in with a cyl 4 missfire.It was caused by antifreeze coming out of the heater hose just above the #4 coil. There was some grime on the coil. Cleaned and monitored the miss recognition. No miss... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder missfire 4)

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1989 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L All VIN: 1FAPP36X5K
After three reman master cylinders, I went with a new master cylinder. That fixed the problem. After the new master cylinder was installed, we took Pat C.'s advice and bled it on the car using the car's booster (Brake lines were not hooked up at this point). T...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L speedometer VIN: 3FALP65L5S
Sorry for the delay on the fix. But after many hours of tracing wires the vechile is finally fixed. Special thanks to tony for sending me the wiring diagrams. I'm not sure what the fix was though all wires from sensor to computer were good and ground wires wer...
2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L Wiring Diagrams VIN: 1FDXE45S4Y
I was really surprised at the info that I was able to receive. Kudos go out to Leroy in California. He faxed me a set of diagrams from the manufacturer. THanks for the replies
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L out put speed sensor VIN: 1FTNX21L82
Checked out harness like phillip had recommended and found a worn through wire. Thanks for the help everyone.
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Battery Light on I.P. VIN: 1LNHM86S1Y
Well I want to thank everybody that tried to help me out on this one. I took Bill from Ohio's advice and replaced the voltage regulator. Thought the problem was fixed, for two day's after I kept starting and checking.It was charging at 14.2 volts and no batter...
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