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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1137X
Vehicle came in with a po340 tested cam sensor,it tested good. Cleared codes, as soon as engine restarts code returns instantly. Checked timing belt alignment with proper tools. Cams and crank are in proper position. After checking belt alignment I noticed tha... Trouble codes: P0340
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE14W4Y
Thanks for your time, This van came in with a multiple cylinder misfire. Replaced all sparkplugs and boots, sparkplug holes were all filled with mud, cleaned out. This fixed problem and off the van went. Came back a few days later with what feels like a singl...
2003 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAHP36383
Hopefully some one here has had this problem. Customer brings this car after having it to several other shops that can not duplicate problem. I road test and note car has harsh shift that seems to have a drag feel at times before shifting rather hard. Scaned s...

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2001 Ford Focus Street 2.0L runs hot VIN: 1FAFP34341
Well this car is still running hot. Nothing I've done has given me any answers. My Mac tool man is getting me a new block tester this week so we'll see what that shows but the inspection machine probe sniffed nothing unusual. Many good leads from you guys such...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35F53
Well we ended up disconnecting oil pressure lines andthis brought oil presure up. So we replaced fuel presssure regulator.
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF17WX4
There was only one reply that was of any help. Most of the replys said to check things that I had already checked, but Raphael [...] hit the nail on the head. The timing chain on bank one had jumped two teeth. I got it back in time with all new chains and gui... Trouble codes: P0401, P0402, P0403, P0404, P2195 (02 sensor excessively lean bank 1 sensor 1).
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50U2V
Well sorry that it took so long to post a fix, but here it is. I was thrown off by the fact that the exhaust was driven lean. This lead me to assume that there was enough flow reaching the O2. Aparently it was not lean enough. Turns out that the left bank dive... Trouble codes: P0411.
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