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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36F0V
Customer states that vehicle ran normally when he parked it on Friday. Called Monday morning after no start. Cranks great. He says he had a chip (DLC loaded program) in the PCM. He says he unloaded the chip and put it back to Ford OE program. We pulled codes l... Trouble codes: P1283 (IPR Circuit failure-KOEO), P0603 (KAM error-Continuous cleared), P0344 (Intermittent cam sensor-Continuous cleared), P0236 (MAP Turbo Boost-Continuous cleared)
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15V7Y
this truck came in after it stalled while driving. the customer said it lost power and stalled. the only way we could keep it running was to hold the gas to the floor, but it kept stalling on the way into the shop. the check engine light was on. we scanned it ...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FAFP33P0Y
Hi guys and thanks for any info in advance. This is an uncles car that I am getting stuck with here. I am trying to figure out if I am going to be putting a trans in this or if there is something stupid here. When going down the road, right at the 2-3 shift, t...
2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L odometer VIN: 1FMPU18L7Y
Just wondering if anyone has come across any problems with the digital odometer. This one flickers on and off at random, It does not seem to be affected by road conditions or temperature at all. There are no computer codes in the GEM or powertrain. Any help wo...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3FTSW31F61
Hi group I know it sounds silly I went through all my books, and called also the dealer, where supposedly the IDM modul should be it is not. And how I get rid of the code P1219 the best way? And how to clear this code. I have the red brick, and with the clear... Trouble codes: P1219
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W53
this car have retuneless fuel system . pull out code is p1233 FUEL RAIL PRS (V) 4.11, FRP(PSI) 9 . this reading off my snap on scanner. car run and drive no problem, any help thanks in advance Trouble codes: P1233
1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55UXW
car was brought to me with check engine light on,verified it was p1413 they had replaced the air pump and soleniod then cleared codes light comes right back on.my problem is i can not find a wiring diagram for the solid state module that alldata tells me to ch... Trouble codes: P1413
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S01
hi group, i have posted on this car before and didnt get any useful info. the car left and is now back. runs rich, ltft bank 1 -22%, ltft bank 2 -11% and misses on cyl 1 intermittantly. my main question at this point is, is 65 psi of fuel pressure too much? i ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301

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1991 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FAPP36X9M
Well gentlemen, this is one for the weird catagories...One of the replies indicated a possible ignition switch failure. Verified a low voltage reading at the coil during failure, went to the ign switch and found no problem with a tap or wiggle test. Then after...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15N0T
We had just purchase a smoke machine the frist time useing it. Found that it had a vacuum leak at the egr valve, and also the tube that comes from the intake to the egr valve had a hole in it. THANKS for all the help. Trouble codes: 141 (02 heater curcit bank 1 sensor 2), 155 (02 heater curcit bank 2 sensor 1), 174 (system to lean bank 2).
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55UXY
Sorry it took so long to close. The car was at the dealership and they were trying to confirm that it was the pcm causing the code. We had verified this by watching the cam and crank signals. The pcm was covered under warranty so after 3 weeks of them trying t... Trouble codes: P0340.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNX21S31
i do appreciate everyones input on this matter.the customer has informed me that he removed the chip he installed in the pcm and now the truck is normal. i came up with a bad pcm but after lengthy discussions with him he never mentioned an aftermarket chip.onc...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNF20F82
thanks to all who replied . after running the vehicle numerous times down the highway it got better .reflashed the pcm and retested . vehicle no longer acted up . so i would call this one finished . thanks you all .
1998 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Misfire VIN: 4M2ZU55P0W
i am guilty, i made an easy problem hard. after soaking the wires #5 kv went off the charts. put a new set of wires and all is well
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55S41
Thanks for all the replies. The problem ended up being the coil. The problem started occuring more frequently whe the vehicle warmed up and ran for a while. Again, thanks everyone for your help. Trouble codes: P0305 (missfire 5 cylinder).
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