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1988 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FABP45E6J
guys , this one is a doosie . it came to use with the complaint of a rolling unstable idle and lack of power. now we have seen a bunch of 302 engines with idle probems before but this one doesn't respond to any conventional fixes. we have gone over all the sen... Trouble codes: 42 (ego not switching), 92 (o2 sensor rich)
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP6539S
Sometimes when you start the car up it runs great idle smooth no misfires. Then push the accelerator and let off all of the sudden we get a misfire on cylinder #3 and then it wont stay runnin seems like the iac motor is not keeping up. So far we have replaced ...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Master cyl ? VIN: 2FTHF26F9S
The customer limped vehicle to our shop. The front brake line rusted and lost fluid. Vehicle has vacuum brake booster system with rear abs. After normal line repair, bled brakes, the pedal faded. Bled the brakes several time still brake pedal faded close to th...
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1997 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Trans Case VIN: 1FMDU34X1N
I am posting this hoping someone has experienced this problem before. We have this vehicle in the shop that when parked on an incline in park, the truck will creep down the incline. It is not like a parking pawl that jumps a notch but ever so slowly moves. It ...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L drive belt VIN: 1FMZU34E6X
this vehicle has a belt squeal noise on cold start and then goes away after five minutes of run time, we have replaced the belt three times first belt was an economy belt then we replaced with motorcraft belt and found idler pulley, drive belt tentioner to hav...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FDSS34F1X
TEST DRIVE TRUCK AND YOU CAN FEEL THAT WHEN TRUCK SHIFTS FROM 1st GEAR TO 2nd GEAR IT BUCKS . HOOK UP NGS AND NO CODES. MONITER PIDS AND FOUND THAT WHEN THE TRUCK TAKES OF FROM A STOP TRANS IS IN 1st GEAR AND THEN IT GOES TO 3rd GEAR THEN BACK TO 2nd GEAR. MAN...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FMPU16L3Y
Morning techs I am having fun with a 2000 Expidition that dies at stops. When you come to a complete stop after 5 to 10 seconds the idle drops, raises, drops and dies. The engine starts right back up. The upper intake and thottlebody was extremely dirty. Idle ...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L ping on acceleration VIN: 2FMDA5340Y
have this windstar the pings on acceleration when hot, fuel pressure ok runs fine except for a slight ping. i see where these have had problems with maf sensor causing a lean conditiom. but driving and take a movie cant see any problems. thanks for any input
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX18L42
Hello all,This truck has stalled twice on the customer but never on us. Truck restart for customer on first crank,customer has also said truck stumble at times, have been unable to make truck act up for us. Fuel psi with vacuum line on reg. is 36 psi..with vac... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1LNLM812NY
Hi guys! This big thing came in with the customer complaining of a spuratic miss under light throttle. I have driven it for a couple of days under every condition I could think of and found that it did have this missing problem when at say about 35 mph and ad...
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1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L Shifting into gears VIN: 3FAPP1286M
Ok guys this is what we learned. Tried to rock her back and forth and put her in gear and it still didnt work. Took the trans back out to inspect. Discovered a few things. One of the clutch hub assemblies was completly busted. It was cracked on both sides. Syc...
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE2426W
I have thanked all who responded, but I can not get codes from this system, 1999 and newer fords have miss-fire counters that can be had in global/generic #53- but early models did not have this feature as told by snap-on tech support and 2 hot lines, once aga...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTRW07L21
sorry for the delay in closing, i was waiting for customer ok for tear down, he is trying to make the dealer cover the repair so i do not have any further info for the problem thank you for the replies
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1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1LNLM81W1S
Replacing MAF and Plug wires got this one running real good except the idle trims. Still running at -10. This only seems to cause a small cold start hesistation then the car runs great. No fuel in pres. reg., DPFE replaced put the idle DPFE reading at .6V. The... Trouble codes: P0402 (excesive EGR).
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