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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FALP57U4T
Hello to all, We have this vehicle with misfires after replacing the 4 O2 sensors since they have never been replaced at this mileage. We did follow instrctions from mitchel to test sensors (even still they are new) Notice on scannes that injection time at... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 sensor heater circuit malfunction Bank 1 sensor 1), P0155 (02 sensor heater circuit malfunction bank 2 sensor 1), P1132 (heated 02 sensor 11 sensor indicates rich), P3501 (Please refer to relevant SM), C1511 (Left front whell pressure reduction performance), P030
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L cooling system VIN: 1FALP47VOV
Car came in wwith engine noise, We replaced engine with a jasper. Now car overheats when you run it around 2000 rpm's. If you let it sit and idle it never overheats. I've replaced the thermostat three different times. Last time with ford thermostat. What I nee...
1997 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Hesitation, Rev limiter in drive VIN: 1FALP53S7V
This vehicle drives normally when using low rpm to go up and down gears. However when acc'ing fairly hard and when at about 3500rpm the power is limited. The vehicle bucks an jerks holding on. Self test... no codes... PIDS appear normal. The Auto fluid level ...
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5246Y
thanks for your time and help. check engine light comes on intermittently, sets code p0175, rich bank 2. ltft bank two is around -14 at cruise when bank 1 is around -4. inj pulse width is around 3.5 bank 1 and 3.3 bank 2. o2 is switch good, checked with scanne... Trouble codes: P0175 (rich bank 2)
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L 4x4 switching circuit VIN: 1FTSF31F12
Vehicle was towed in on wednesday August 2, 2006 with a transmission not shifting complaint. After a short check, it was determined that the transfer case was stuck between 4x4 and 4x2 modes. In addition the lights on the dash do not operate when the switch is...

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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, valve ping VIN: 1FTDF15N5K
thanks, for many replies. fuel pressure was on low side of mitchell specs, filter was a little clogged , was finally able to set timing after relacing iac and disconnecting map, without engine stalling. test drove and cut off, got restarted and turned engine o...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L pinging VIN: 1FBJS31G32
Thanks for all the helpful info that everyone gave to me. I ran three cans of combustion cleaner through the engine and it dropped the pinging probably 30%. I also checked the egr passages and all were ok. I checked the plugs to see if the wrong ones were put ... Trouble codes: 452 (insufficent vehile speed sensor input).
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FTDF1823V
My instinct was correct after all. Replaced PCM and vehicle had good fuel control, and fuel level input was correct. Thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: P0460.
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L cooling system VIN: 1FA2P5353V
hi guys I am sorry to say but some one else fix this one for me it was the most stuped mistake i overlook the two hoses on the left side of the motor this two hoses come out of the metal pipes from thermostat housing & lower radiator. yep they were cross. than...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L radiator and heater core leaking same time VIN: 1FMRU17L8W
Thanks for all the great responses and suggestions, IATN runs constantly in our shop. Suggestion of blown head gasket, but this vehicle runs perfectly….my original post was July 24, 99,678 miles. Today August 24, Expedition has 100,835, has been driven to Aust...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L charging system
Thanks for all of the replies. We fixed this one with the help of a graphing multimeter, A.K.A. the Snap-On Vantage. On my initial check of voltage drops I just clipped on the probes and recorded the values and moved on. After researching this system I thought...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L 4x4 electrical system VIN: 1FTSF31F12
Thanks again to all who applied. The truck is still not working! We sent the truck to a transmission shop incase it was something transmission/transfer case related, but they found nothing. Their tech suspected like most of you did, the GEM module. So we had i...
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