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1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2FTEX08LXC
customer came in and wanted the champion plugs removed and the correct ones installed because he was having a misfire,surge or cut out feeling at times. i replace spark plugs with autolites double platnum oe type. vehicle ran fine. customer came back later say...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU32X0M
Excellent replies on this one that I hope will help someone with future issues. Many of you were concerned with grounds being affected and Stephen from California took the time to list pins and grounds and the proper way to check them...alas before I posted I ...
2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Overheats under load VIN: 1FAFP38361
Thanks to all the responses on this one. A few of you led me in the direction I needed to be. I had no idea that Ford was running these Z techs so hot to begin with. The thermostat on that engine is not fully open until 239 degrees. I could not reconcile in my...
2003 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Warning Lights VIN: 1MEFM50U23
We were kind of on our own on this one and I called the customer a couple of days ago and he reports he has not had any re-occurance of symptom after 3 weeks. After I posted, I did get the problem to occur one time. I was coasting about 20 mph slowing down for...
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