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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L noise VIN: 1FMZU73K53
high pitched whistle more pronouced cold sounds like vacuum leak, does happen hot may have to drive 40- 50 miles to get it to occur, sometimes will happen 3 -4 times in in 1 mile seems to be on throttle tip in or cruise not on hard accel. HAVE REPLACED IDLE BY...
1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4M2DU52P3V
was towed in with intermitant dieing problem.now it wont run at all.will start up and die can not keep it running.if the mass air flow sensor is disconnected it will idle but will not accell.if you moniter the air flow voltage when you hook it up as soon as th...

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1996 Ford Aspire 1.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNJLT05H6T
Replaced EGR Valve With Attatched Position Sensor And Cleaned 3/4 Plugged EGR Passages. Problem Solved. Bob [...] Pa. Thank You Very Much For Your Time And Knowledge Trouble codes: P0470.
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10V2X
Thanks to all.. Paul nailed it ! Wrong injectors-- Vehicle has had a replacement long block/ engine swap/. non-Flex fuel. I though it felt like...fuel starvation. btw THE MILEAGE IS 134 k Customer is following the paper trail on this, has decided to pursue t... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1151 (ho2s21 indicates lean).
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21S3Y
Hi Guys Well I fixed the problem.After removing the injector wiring harness I found a yellow wire that was chafed on the back of the intake manifold and it was rubbing on a stud that is located on the back of the right side head. I replacd the injector harness... Trouble codes: P0356, P0357, P0358, P0359.
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRW08642
Hey guys, First of all I would like to thank all that replied. Jeff, Paul, Don, Dan, Brad, GL,Bob, Mark,Diamond,Christopher and Mark. Christopher was on the mark with a leaking battery. Checked the harness under the battery and found multiple open wires. Repai... Trouble codes: P1780 (trans code).
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52462
Seems almost all you stated that the problem comes from the intake, I am waiting for her to return the van, but I think this one will be fixed by replacing the intake gaskets. Thanks to all. David [...] Trouble codes: P (Fuel trim Lien).
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L a/c -heat VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
we want to thank everybody for the help tips on this car. the fix was the heater control valve, shopkey had no info on its where abouts and labor time, a local ford dealer told us .7 on the time, however raymond from tennessee was right on at 4 hours for this ...
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