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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX1767V
We are having trouble pinpointing the fault for this code,the truck already had the EGR valve,solenoid, & DPFE sensor replaced w/ factory parts.The code always resets when the monitors are ready.I did tests onthe system & wiring but found no problems unless I ... Trouble codes: P0401
1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L bled door VIN: 1FAFP53S1W
This car is fixed, but if you do a lot of ac/heater work, at least read the bottom of this, there is a problem with factory ford heater motor parts. this thing came in with no heat. checked for codes. do this by pressing floor and off button and then press aut...

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1995 Ford F-150 Special 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14NOS
it was the o2 sensor, just like the replies sugg. thanks to all. wasn't thinking how could i have a lean and rich code at the same time? o2 faliure! Trouble codes: 172 (lean always), 173 (rich always).
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E2Y
First i would like to thank all of you that tooked your time to reply. Most of the replies suggested clogged injectors. After double checking what we have already repaired and looking at fuel pressure and volume closely it appeared that dirty injectors was the... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 system lean).
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Surge VIN: 1LNHM97V4Y
Since I had already done the maintenance on this I havn't had the car back. I had a copy of the recalibration TSB & hoped someone would say this is a solid fix. (Lance did say there was a TSB on this issue). I guess I'll send my customer to the local Ford deal...
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L radio VIN: IMEL55U2VA
thanks for the 3 replies I recieved... the manager decided to have an aftermarket radio installed so I'm not sure what the fix would have been. thanks to all who replied...
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