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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTEF14N3S
I got this F150 with an intermittent stall. customer says it did it 3 times in 10 days when taking off from idle {mt} I had a code for fuel pump primary circuit [556 if I remmember correctly] She left it here for 3 days while out of town and of course I never ...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1135W
OK, P1383 - Variable Cam Timing over-retarded. Ive been thru mitchell and the snap on scanner trouble shooter 4 times each. Every test it good. Vehicle will not idle and is running very bad. I thought the VCT soleniod was sticking and causing EGR gases to ente... Trouble codes: P1383

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1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTEE14N6M
After cleaning more pieces out of the diverter valve we sent it out to for a smog inspection and the readings were higher than before. It was decided to replace the CAT. I didn't get a chance to check any thing after that so I don't know if it's still going ri... Trouble codes: 44 (air system not working).
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2FMDA6F35W
Awesome guys thanks, turns out the breather element and the PCV valve were fine, the breatehr element tube was collappsed and only aboujt, id say, a quarter of the air was getting through. Thanks for everything everyone. Appreciate it.
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L vehicle VIN: 1FTYR10D31
We replaced the balancer and this fixed the viboration
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