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2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L Pinging under load VIN: 1FMDU77E03
Fellow Members- I own a 2003 Sport Trac w/33k miles. For the last 6 months the engine has a pinging condition under light and heavy loads. Testing of EGR Flow at 2500 RPMs unloaded with a vacuum gauge and a vacuum pump to fully open the EGR valve gave me a rea...

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1983 Ford Ranger 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FMDU14S0E
Bad ECM. Erratic codes were present from the beginning, ranging from O2 sensor to ACT sensor to EGR EVP sensor. Wiggle test would (apparently coincidental) resolve some even though nothing appeared wrong with connections and wiring. And there was an actual pro... Trouble codes: 23 (TPS out of range).
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L injection VIN: 1FTHX26F4S
With the info from the replies we were able to get the engine remanufacturer to replace the engine 2x under warranty. The first engine had a problem of a low reservoir level in the morning. Charles from Calif suggested to check the plug in the HP oil pump, Hp ...
2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTPF17Z72
I received 5 replies. I think one of the best ones is to remind people to use mode 6 on a scanner to find the affected cylinders on a Ford. I knew how to do this but I am sure a lot of people do not. I found numbers 5 and 6 were showing misses when cold. I als... Trouble codes: P3016.
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