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1992 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMEU15NXN
Vehicle came in not running, heads already off by another shop. Customer wanted rebuilt heads, that he already had, put on. We suggested short block after seeing condition of cyl walls. Customer OKed. After assembly runs poor.Customer states vehicle ran fine b... Trouble codes: 126 (MAP out of self test range MAP has been replaced code now gone problem still exists)
1998 Ford F-150 4.6L blower motor
Hello all. About 3 months ago I replaced blower motor switch, the usual problem melted connector. Now whenever it rains the blower motor will run untill the battery drains!!!This is with keys in hand, truck parked outside. If it rains blower will turn on. I h...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L antitheft VIN: 2FMZA5143X
I have this windstar that sometimes wont start, if you have a flashing antitheft light it will not start, turn the key a few times and get the the antitheft light to turn out. it will start then. while looking at scanner, i noticed that if the pcm is verified ...

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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L check engine light VIN: 1FDSE35F8Y
Thank you very much for the replies. We went over the wiring with a fine tooth comb from module to left bank wiring. We shook and bent all wiring and we could not expose any problems. We took parts of the wiring out of the loom where it was bent and found noth... Trouble codes: P1316, P1278.
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5144W
Thank you one and all! I took off the upper plenum, as 90% of the replies said, and found that the first four EGR pintles were plugged, leaving only #1 and #4 open, which was causing all the EGR flow to be directed to only 2 cylinders. This caused a lean out c... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire).
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L fem VIN: 2FMZA51402
once again this network came thru!all the responses stated to ignore the code on keeo test-retest with engine running which i did & no codes present!!!i thought of this when 1 1st pulled the code but did not want to damage the fem doing a keeo test with the en...
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