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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5148T
Please help me here! This van is a recent auction car that the local used car lot just bought, The mil keeps coming on with p0171 and p0174 codes for system lean, we can tell that all the normal windstar stuff has already been done to this van (see repair hist... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L theft system VIN: 1FMPU18L2W
intermittent won't start. turns over but no fire. factory passive anti theft system light blinks. After sitting and trying several times vehicle will start. we have not been able to duplicate condition in shop but bcm history shows codes B1600 ign key transpon...
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1FTRE14WX1
Hello all, This van has a strange noise/rattle that appears when driving over bumpy/gravel roads. We replaced all 4 ball joints(worn), radius rod bushings(worn). It sounds like the steering column is rattling, but everything seems tight. I already checked for ...

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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTEX14Y6H
Thank you all very much,, i finally got engine to stay in the bad mode long enough, found egr valve open due to vacuum to it, check solenoid, was not energized but allowed vacuum thru it, pumped it up with hand held vacuum tester, heard a pop, then ok again, r...
1996 Ford Bronco XL 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15H2L
Well, it's fixed! Mike from California and Roger from Michigan were both 100% right. It had the wrong ignition module installed. Somewhere down the line the vehicle had been to another shop for some work and apparently they replaced the module and did not inst... Trouble codes: P1351 (idm input ckt fault), P1359 (spark output ckt fault).
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1DALP54N4V
Hi,everybody... First, I want to thank everyone for the responses. They were all very helpful. I had suspected the ignition coil was bad,even recommended one to be replaced but customer declined. After seeing what Greg from New Hampshire had to say, I called m... Trouble codes: P0307 (testing and results).
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L abs VIN: 2FAFP71W8W
The computer we have will not check wheel speed. I replace both rear wheel sensor and the car works fine. Thanks to all who help me. I hope I can help you one day.
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L VCT Sprocket
Thanks for the responses, They were much appreciated. I installed the tensioner, and both idlers with the belt originally. I just put the VCT sprocket on this morning. Don't you know that damn thing still made noise ! Oh well, luckily for me, the Ford dealer...
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