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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N6G
Customer brought truck in complaining of an erratic idle (that surged) and stall at idle/low rpm. First thing we did was scanned codes, found an PIP code, ECT and EGR Code (the valve position sensor). Cleared codes after installing a new ECT and EGR Valve posi...
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L E 08 06 on odometer VIN: 1FBJ931H5P
We've done several normal maintance things to this van. Customer has always complained about the digital odometer not working at times. I did not address that problem at first. Came in on a hook with faulty transmission one day. R&R tranny and all is good. Com... Trouble codes: 08 (error message on odometer), 06 (error message on odometer)
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FALP6535W
Hello,I was wondering if I could get a heads up on this repair.98 contour,code p 1746,open pcm driver.Alldata only gives very ford diagnosis on this code,that use a special ford breakout box etc.Alldata does say the shifting will be erratic when this code appe...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2SFMZA5147
Beautiful sunny day open the garage door start this van and no problem, select a gear, dies-EGR?. Restart, hold throttle to quarter, runs but just like an engine in -47 till the cylinders equal out only lots of carbon (on the shop floor). Will not idle after 1... Trouble codes: P1152, 1131 (no definition), 1121 (no definition), 175 (right bank system to rich)
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 5LMPU28L6W
HELLO ford techs, i need your help. vehicle came with misfire @ idle. customer said it all started when husband washed engine. and the "check engine" light came on.. drove vehicle . it hesitates at take off. and runs rough at idle. Vehicle runs good at normal ... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder2 misfire)

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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
thank for the input every one. customer came and picked up the vehicle yesterday, and said ill sue you later. i have check all sensors manually and with scanner could not find anything wrong. pulled the entire harness out hoping ther was a grnd wire i missed. ...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L rear brakes VIN: 1FTHX26F6V
I am sorry for being slow in response with a fix. The reason being, I have been waiting for a call back from the customer as to the results of what we done. I recieved a number of excellent suggestions, some of what we had already checked out. We replaced the ...
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