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1988 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FABP6242J
Must be missing something simple here - car has surging idle, lean roll, acts as if EGR valve is leaking at idle. Blocked and tested the valve, showed no problems. Base idle and TPS set (TPS 1.15V closed, 4.4V WOT) and MAP Signal seems okay (140Hz KOEO, 110Hz ... Trouble codes: 41 (HEGO Not Switching System Always Lean)
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, FAST IDLE VIN: 1FMDU34X6T
This explorer has a mind of its own. Customer bought this vehicle at the used car lot down the street abought 2 months ago. From the begining the idle would speed up when coming to a stop. the problem is very intermittent. There are no codes. I only got it to ...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L speedometer VIN: 2FAP71W2XX
Hey all you Ford techs. I got this 1999 Ford Crown Vic with an inoperative speedometer and a transmission that doesn't want to shift out unless you feather the throttle. The VSS has an a/c output, but the scan tool reads about half the speed it should be. The ...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L all 4 gauges VIN: 2FMZA51U6X
the 4 gauges that act up are the fuel ga, tach, speedo, & temp, when they act up, they sweep back and forth randomly. the odometer works ok when they are acting up. cleaning ground G304 did not help. i saw them act up the last time that i drove it, after start...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L key lock VIN: 1FAWP34P2Y
hello techs ; cannot get ignition key out of steering column lock, unless 30 amp ign. fuse is removed from under hood relay - fuse box .looked in archives none , never seen any thing like this before would appreciate any help on this fracas.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5521Y
Car came in with check engine light on for "fuel pump secondary circuit fault"(p1237). No driveability problems. Looked over wiring and checked fuses, nothing found. Cleared code. Light stayed off for about two weeks then came back on. After reviewing schemati... Trouble codes: P1237
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.6L hub bearing VIN: 1FMZU73W74
Hello to all fellow IATN members. This truck is the 3rd one in 2 weeks with a failed rear hub bearing. These bearings are miserable to get apart. Are we missing something? We are using a Hub Shark, but we have to heat the bearing cherry red to get it to budge....
1993 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MELM75W3P
Hello ford techs, I have this 1993 Grand Marquis that when cold it seems to misfire and with a little throttle it pop up back through the throttle body. This problem seems to last for about a minute then goes away and all is well. I tried a maf sensor to no av...
1993 Mercury Capri 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 6MPCTO1Z7P
Hi, car came in on hook, no start found and replace VAF sensor after replacement car will start and run w/ poor idle quality. advanced timing to 45' and car runs good when cold. once the car reaches 200 degrees and up if you raise rpm it will hesitate and stum...

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2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU64W24
WELL FRIENDS..THE VEHICLE is still at the dealer w my friend waiting for the new PCM...WE HAVE BEEN WAITING THAT ONE FOR MORE THAN A WEEK...so i prefer close this w summary and make a post laterwhen the problem is solved. thamks to all of you...bye. Trouble codes: P2106.
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