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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTNX20F3Y
Why am I working on a diesel? Because my boss took it in and I have to. Otherwise I wouldn't be working on it. Anyway, I know very little about diesel and I'm not sure I really want to. I been reading alot and slowly learning but can't seem to figure out one t... Trouble codes: 1668 (PCM - IDM communication error)
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5346Y
hi guys i need help with this windstar. it runs lean at idle only but runs good. fuel trims are at the rich stop 25 % b1 and b2. i have replaced all the intake gaskets,front valve cover per tsb the fuel pressure regulator hose the pcv hose. these are the thing... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTYR10U83
this may be obvoius but itried another maf sensor ( 99 3.0 ranger) the vehicle runs rough at idle and hits the rpm limter at 2500. fuel pressure 65psi and good spark at all plugs. a ford tech said check the baro reading but my scan tool doesnt show this on the...
1995 Mercury Tracer 1.9L piston, rings VIN: 3MASM10J7S
hi guys, i have this 95 tracer in the shop , that had no compression in the # 4 cylinder. i pulled the head and found the intake valve seat came out and dinged the head and piston up pretty good . i sent the head out to a local machine shop and the cut the hea...

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1986 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start, Surge VIN: 2FTEF15Y3G
Well vehicle seems to be starting good now -thanks for all the replies but most were things we already checked -christopher had it right -we put 5 gallons of new fuel in it and it is starting ok -customer is a farmer with his own fuel tanks -fuel was dropped l...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33FXX
Hey Guys Sorry it took so long for the post. I honestly forgot to post. Removed #5 Inj. and found that the o rings were bad. The buzz test on the Inj were all equal in noise and duration. Veh runs like a Ford and plenty of power. Once again sorry for the d... Trouble codes: P0275, P1282, P0476.
1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L air ride VIN: 1LNLM81W9S
checked pins 1 & 15 as william suggested for voltage key on/off, hooked up snap on scanner although i dont think something is working just right with it. however light is out last few days. appreciate everyones help
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L steering VIN: 5LMEU27R42
It turned out the vehicle is under factory warranty. I was not able to flush the power steering so I don't know if it would help. I checked other Expeditions and Navigators the last few weeks and none made this noise. I'll post more when I find out what happen...
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