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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Constant Controll Relay Module VIN: 1FACP57U5P
Posting for another shop. This vehicle is burning out the power side of the CCRM. The mechanic has changed out everything he can think of to correct this problem, The last item he changed was the A/C compressor clutch and that worked for about 3 days and then...
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA514DS
the vehicle fails state emission testing due to obdii testing for the codes previously stated. during testing i found that in scan data that the computer sees the baro reading to be 22.3 hg. in our area the baro reading flucuates normaly in the 29.1-29.9 range... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean exhaust bank 1), P0174 (lean exhaust bank 2)
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A5T
Customer installed used motor. No spark. Cust installs new pcm an crank sensor No Spark. Tow in. I check On scanner rpm for 2 seconds then not. Inj pulse for 2 sec then not. On Vantage good waveform an good ac voltage from Crank sensor at PCM. PCM not firing c...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L glow plugs VIN: 1FTHW26F7T
glow plugs stay on 70+ seconds each key cycle at 90deg. ambient temp. eot is or may be acting strange or my back probing is lousy ... resistance tests ok but cant get a good signal from the dc volt test...eot signal= what color and eot signal return is what co...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FALP6536W
Hi gang. We have this 98 ford contour in the shop for a bad skipp, it has low power and runs bad allways. the customer had another shop do a complete tune up, with new ign. wires, and also a new timing belt. I first checked the ign. wires to see that they were...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP34P01
Customer says that the car dies, then restarts after 2 to 10 minutes. Has only happened while driving at highway speeds. Has not happened in the first 20 minutes of driving. I have not been able to duplicate the problem.The car runs fine, there are no codes st...
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L compressor VIN: 1LNLM97V5T
On this lincoln I do not have any a/c compressor clutch voltage. The control head shows a/c and the blower works. I have tested for voltage at the CCRM and have .13 volts on circuit 331 (WOT cutout input)--was not sure what reading the pcm is supposed to put o...
1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53SXW
We keep getting code P0443 (evap system purge contorl valve fault) we have replaced purge control valve & had a new ecm installed by dealer. Check enine light keeps coming back on. we have found at pin 56 of ecm 12 volts. This should be a ground. Have called t... Trouble codes: P0443 (evap system purge control valve), P0455 (testing and results)

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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FBJS31S7V
I used the bigger light. for a noid light with it I did find the computer had a bad driver. It would flash a small test light, but not a head light. replaced computer all runs good. Thank you for the help. Trouble codes: P0309.
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Stall, no restart-intermitt VIN: 1FDWE30F6W
Well, this ambulance is fixed, but not by me. Seems my friend was too eager to get fixed fast and took this ford van to dealer, they had it 2 days and would not act up-were on the phone to my friend telling them they found nothing wrong-he insisted there was a... Trouble codes: P1211, P1396 (Glow plug monitor-bank 2-should not cause stall), P1728 (Transmission slip fault-should not cause stall).
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