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1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP5347S
Checked vehicle,after driving a little while vehicle stalls out at stop light or under light accel, have not verified condition but customer states had same problem a few months ago (4000 miles) and ford replaced fuel pump and filter. Have 31-32 fuel psi at id... Trouble codes: 116 (ect sensor)
1996 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Stall VIN: 1FTHF26H3T
1996 f-250 vehicle stalls whene you put it in reverse.cannot find any codes and tried to catch movie data but was unable to see anything with snapon scanner. fuel pressure is ok and a complete tune up was done as well as cleaning the throttle body.
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FALP62WXV
This T-bird has a no start condition, fuel pressure is 40 psi. I can not scan for codes at times due to the computer not comunicating with scan tool. If I tap on the ECM sometimes it will comunicate with the tool and then the vehicle will start. If I shut the ...
1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L f9 fuse VIN: 1FAFP66LXW
car came in on hook. installed new fuse. f9. eec circuit. car runs great, after test drive, fuse blows and circuit stays shorted until towed in. checked every component in circuit no draw. pulled loom by trans and couldn't see any chafed wires. fuse ussualy bl...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1566Y
We have a good customer that brought the SUV in because the check engine light was on and the engine would cut out at 1700 rpm. We pulled codes, P0320 was the only code. Did pin out test; we have 1.5 volts,PCM to CKP 359 ohms, inspected wiring around A/C compr... Trouble codes: P0320 (Crank Sensor)
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FDWF37L2X
truck has low power when pulling out and on hills. really bad when trying to back up. new fuel pump. filter no miss new tps. only 2 codes are p0135 and p0155. ho2s 11 and ho2s 22 heater cir fault. low power pulling out and backing up. customer said some times ... Trouble codes: P0135 (p0155-), P0155
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18LYN
guys and gals...this has me kind of wonderiing what is going on ...the engine rusn really rough,you cant even drive it...cel on indicating rich o2's didnt note the codes.this thing has 4 dead cylinders...not firing..has no compression on front cylinder on each...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNX20L31
We have a fleet of trucks 3 being F-250 's I have 4 questions related to O2 sensors 1st according to my scantool I show a HO211 and Ho212,This should mean Bank !sensor 1 and 2 right? Why not HO221?? 2nd acooding to the scantool HO212 is not doing anthing is ... Trouble codes: P1000
2003 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L compressor VIN: 1L1FM81WX3
Hello group , this 03 town car has intermitent compressor operation. It can be good for 2/3 days and then compressor cuts out for 2/3 hrs and it starts all over again . When compressor does not engage , compressor head pressure volts are ok , but psi stays at ...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L power windows VIN: 2MEFM75W6X
Greetings fellow IATN members. This Mercury just rolled in. Customer states that when outside temperature is hot, power windows drop out one at a time starting with the rear and working to the front until no windows operate. Of course the problem is not happen...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L warm air from passanger ducts VIN: 4M2ZU86W12
Hey everyone, I need to know if anyone has had this problem before. I have this 02 mercury mountaineer with 15-20 degrees warmer air when the ac is on max on the passanger side. it does have climate control.it is nice and cold on the drivers side. The blend mo...

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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 2FMZA5142W
I would like to thank all who replied to my call for help. Sorry I took so long to get back to you but the customer was gone on vacation and I just got the van back in today. I checked the MAF and cleaned it Checked cam sensor orientation-OK and finally unplug...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMDA51U2T
Thanks again to all that replied. Gerry in B.C. and Mike in N.H. helped the most. It usually turns out to be a simple fix but sometimes you can't think and need another head. disconnecting the neg. cable and connecting it to the pos. or cleaning the maf cured ...
2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L obd ii VIN: 1FMPU18LXY
Hi Guys, I drove the truck all weekend total of 350 miles, came in monday morning to the shop hook up the scan tool & everything is ready to go
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1422Y
Thank You every one who replied - an overwhelming vote for the MAF. and it was. as soon as i replaced it fuel trim came right into line closer to about +6. Again thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU04171
well all of you are/were correct saying a bad dpfe sensor.re and re on pipe and egr valve showed good passages and valve did stroke all the way,replace newer styled sensor and pid is now 1.15 vdc.ran a koer test and came up with no codes.i must say working wit... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow).
1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Rear air suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W0S
Thanks to all who responded. Kenneth, we did pull the o rings back off the solenoids and one did look a little strange. It turns out Ford doesn't service the O rings separately without the solenoid but we were able to match something up from our A/C asst. I ju...
1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM53S5T
Thanks to everyone who submitted suggestions, but Kevin [...] from Michigan and especially Nick, Shop Forman for Findlay Ford Lincoln Mercury in Ohio and Tom from New Jersey hit the nail right on the head. Dealer techs are hard to beat when it comes to these ... Trouble codes: P1650 (PSP Switch out of Range), P1518 (IMRC stuck open).
1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM6530W
The no start problem on this mercury lied in 3 cracked spark plugs, replaced and started right up. It goes to show that alot of times it's the simple solutions staring you in the face, chalk it up as another lesson learned. Thank you for the responses. Walter ...
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