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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FTCR10A7L
vehicle has no acceleration when warm. great when cold but after 10 miles it feels like cat is plugged when trying to accelerate. confirmed that cat is not plugged and base timing is dead on( did t-belt for maint.)originally diagnosed as weak fuel pump. only r... Trouble codes: 41 (fuel control), 33 (no egr opening), 32 (evp below minimum)
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14Y0R
when temp is below freezing truck will not start,added carb spray and fires sometimes starts. fuel pressure 58psi,coil output at plug wire 35kv+,data line readings, iat current temp,ect same,map 157hz,pulse width cranking 31-33 ms, pulled injectors,replaced sc...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30FXS
this is the third inj ucu installed in this truck they all are filling up with water (commen problem i know!!) i did the factory fix with first replacment, went about a year. plastic bagged the secound one really good i thought and the third one was just put i...
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Signal Lights VIN: 1FBSS31Z1W
This van has no signal lights, but 4-ways work. Is there a second flasher,if so, where? Or do we have a switch problem?We have a small shop and don't want this one plugging up a bay for a long time. Ford and Mitchell only show one flasher.???
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
Vehicle was being driven at 70 MPH when it made a "whump" sound and lost all drive (forward and reverse). Fluid is normal level with no leaks, and looks and smells normal (not burnt). The transmission makes no noise and no attempt at engaging in any position o...
1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5341X
This car was directed to me by Down The Street Motors. The car was in for it's state inspection and failed for the codes listed above. PO171 and PO174. Both banks 1 and 2 are at the lean limit. I hear a vacuume leak coming from the intake maniflod gasket but I... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean condition), P0174 (bank 2 lean condition)
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF0724X
Owner stated vehicle has bad hesitation when cold but clears up after engine warms. Motor replaced recently with new ignition parts. Checked for codes found 1537 IMRC bank one stuck closed and an EVAP code. I kind of ignored EVAP code but now I'm wondering if ... Trouble codes: 1537 (IMRC Bank One Stuck Open), 447 (Evap Code)
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L no power VIN: 1FDXF46FOY
have this f450 in with no power under load with a code p1211 we changed oil and icp pressure still goes over 1250 psi at wide open throttle and code comes right back.flowchart not very good and doesnt explain what to do when pressure is still to high.any help ... Trouble codes: P1211
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, wnt run under 2k rpm VIN: 1MEFM6537Y
Hi All ..happy holidays...this merc drove in ..wont run unless over 2000rpm ...I started with maf codes no power to maf .. using MOD schematic..I followed the wht/blue wire upstream to what I thought would be a splice at s-59 center of engine compartment ...no... Trouble codes: P0102, P0113

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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L steering wheel VIN: 1FAFP33P52
Thank you for the quick replies. I fixed the car by turning tie rods one turn in proper direction, wheel is straight car drives straight. Customer should be happy especially if wheel was off to begin with. Again thanks for all the timely advice.
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U22
Sorry it took so long to reply,the problem was that the coil was bad.I would like to thank everyone for their help.Thank you iatn!! Trouble codes: P0301, P0316 (misfire detected on start up fifst 1000 revolutions).
1994 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L alarm system VIN: 1LNLM82W6R
the replies I got, THANK-YOU. I had the idea to ground the DG/P wire because I have installed remote starters and used that theory(bypassing antitheft) I disconnected the module, grounded the wire. all is good.
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5LMEU27A0Y
Thanks every one for your help. Found MAF sensor to be the problem. Replaced MAF and checked pcv hose and tube, okay. Missfire on cylinder #1 could not find Anything wrong. normal operation at this time. Trouble codes: 171 (Bank system 1 too lean), 174 (Bank system 2 too lean), 301 (Misfire cylinder 1).
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