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1989 Ford F-Super Duty 7.5L Excessive Emissions, backfire VIN: 2FDLF47G3K
Hi thanks for take your time with this problem. This vehicle has been in the shop for a couple of days. The vehicle make really loud backfire like a explotion when you hit the accelerator and close quikly at about WOT. We have been trace a couple of signals bu...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y1R
customer stated that the engine would stall intermitently, found secondary ignition in need of servicing, replace cap, rotor, plugs, wires, pcv, found corrosion in the fuse/relay center, cleaned all corrosion from center, scoped pip signal from the dist to the... Trouble codes: 211 (erratic pip signal)
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F8S
vehicle will stall intermittently. according to customer: "as if i turned off the key". he also states that the truck will restart: "almost immediately". i have test driven the truck several times and it will not fail for me. cannot find a fault while its al...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Surge VIN: 1FMDU34X6T
This Explorier well surge at around 35 mph. If I unplug EGR the surge goes away. The EGR valve was replaced with no luck. I have also tried a new control valve and a new DPFE sensor with no change. Fuel pressure is good and the MAF sensor is only a month old. ...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDXF47F9X
customer states vehicle very hard starting only after 2 days or more sitting havent been able to verify concern vehicle will be left with me soon vehicle will only start after being pluged for several hours before that no smoke or anything has had all injector...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L refuels (very slow) VIN: 1FTPX14554
hello group, hopefully there are some ford techs or any other pro's that has ran across this. when you go to refuel it takes fuel very slow. the more fuel you get in the faster it kicks the pump off. to fill this the customer states you have to go so slow it t...
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNCLM97V5
hello ford friends, this vehicle is showing lean fuel condition. LT. fuel trim is 23% bank 1 24% bank 2. checked for vacuum leaks, pcv hoses, air boot intake etc. no troubles found, engine runs very good, no rough idle, no pinging, no hesitation on accel etc. ... Trouble codes: P0171, P1131, P0174, P1151
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50U8V
dtc code sometimes sets in 1 day but sometimes as long as 7! freeze frame always seems to show speeds between 40-60 mph. replaced vapor management valve (vmv) and fuel cap, checked all hoses (visually). canp solenoid also tests ok (resistance and operation) Trouble codes: P0453 (evaporative emission malfunction)

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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHF25HOK
after check egr postion sensor found it shorting to ground under load replaced sensor problem gone
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FDJE37G6P
Thanks to Duane because the ignition coil was the problem since i replace the coil the car has been running fine and no dies.I would like to know how i can upload waveforms to everybody can see it. Its stored on vetrinix mt 2500 scopeand on my comp.
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTEE1429V
This vehicle was FIXED by replacing the broken harmonic balancer. The balancer was broken as such so there was no noise at all. Replaced the balancer and the van runs GREAT! Thanks to all who diagnosed this correctly. 90% of the time we can save a substantial ...
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