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1996 Ford F-250 XL 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHF25Z0T
I have a few questions for the Ford techs. This f-250 would not pass smog due to the readiness monitors refusing to show "ready" and codes P0135, P0141, and P0155. The monitors not ready were 1)secondary air system 2) Oxygen Sensor 3)Oxygen Sensor Heater 4)Egr... Trouble codes: P1351 (distributor), P1359 (distributor)

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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: IFTDFI5Y1L
well guys everybody lead me in the right place. the truck had a new fuel tank in it got to looking around and found that return line was kinked i felt kinda of stupid not thinking of it before hand well any way replace the fuel pump cause pressure was to holdi... Trouble codes: 18 (no tach signal).
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6638Y
I re-smoked the engine this morning while still cold and found a hairline crack in the plastic intake manifold just above the alternator, which appears to have been patched before, but was only visible with 'smoke and mirrors'. The big clue was that the O2's w... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean).
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Left low beam HID bulb VIN: 1LNLM91V3V
Sorry I wasn't able to reply sooner because the bulb has been on back order. I got lucky and found a harness plug connector from a wire harness left over from another job. I was able to adapt the connector used with the redesigned HID bulb to the orginial wire...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L cooling system VIN: 1LNHM86S7Y
The problem was the hydrolic fan selonoid one of the tips was telling me just that. Thank you all for very good pointers.
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