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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L starting engine
Just wondering if anyone ran into this before, ignition key turns 180 degrees, shifter won't move from park, no power to starter solenoid. Tried new ignition lock cylinder and key, same thing. Tried starting with a screwdriver seems like something mechanical i...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP58S5X
Hey guys, I have this "S" motor that is setting lean codes for bank 2. I have been through the normal ford diag's. The long term fuel trims are 24, cannot find any vac leaks, but am suspecting one anyway. This car drives and idles perfectly. The MAF has been f... Trouble codes: 174 (bank 2 lean)
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34EZX
have had this thing in 3xs,same complaint cel,poor fuel milage and idle surches cold(idles from 1500 down to 500 rpms when first started in the am (outside temp 30ish degrees).after 45 to 60 seconds idles @ 12OOISH.HAVE CHECKED FOR VACCUM LEAKS @EVERY VISIT NO... Trouble codes: P0171, P174

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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Drivers Door Power Window VIN: 1FMRU1760W
First of all thanks to everyone that responded to my cry for help. The problem was when the vehicle was in reverse or drive the power window lost ground to the switch. What really happened was someone installed an aftermarket alarm system in this vehicle and w...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L steering wheel/ front end VIN: 1FMZU34XXX
Hello all to all that responded. I haven't personaly fixed this problem, but from the responses I got , air in the P/S system was the problem. I contacted the owner today and they said the shaking, Vibration has almost gone away completly. Thus driving the Exp...
2000 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPF17L0Y
Sent truck to dealer because dealer had replaced pcm a few months ago. They verified my findings and have ordered a new pcm. Why this one didnt last is anyones guess. I really expected to find a wiring issue due to past collision however turned out that wasnt ... Trouble codes: P0112 (Idle air temp circuit), P1112 (Idle air temp circuit), P1000 (incomplete).
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