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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L a/c VIN: 1FTJW35F7S
a/c was working fine yesterday, went to turn defrosters on to clear fog on inside windshield(raining here), noticed the defrosters were not clearing glass, as well as switched to normal/max a/c, a/c is not working.
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L electrical VIN: 2FTRX18W5Y
Hello techs I have this truck that came in for cutting out. I checked codes and had P0320-Ign/dist eng speed ckt malfunction, P1705-TRS not indicating p/n, p0755- sol. B, p0743-torque convertor, p1501-vss, p0300-misfire. In the Hybrid Electric Cluster U1147-s...
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14231
evap and cat monitors always incomplete have chaged dpfe still my signal votage never gets above 1.6 volts key on eng off ref voltage 5 volts signal voltage 5 volts I believe my egr system some how is my problem all parts are new also have cleand injectos. I d... Trouble codes: 1406 (down stream dpfe hose off), P0172, P0171
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L 4X4 inop VIN: 1FMZU72E62
Need some help with this one guys. Customer complaint is the 4X4 doesn't work. checked all power inputs and can find nothing wrong. The switch was swapped out as a know that these are common failure things at least on all other electronic 4X4 systems that we w...

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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6538V
small leak was repaired in the egr tube under the intake. exactly what many of you told me to check. thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0171.
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L red brake light VIN: 1FAFP52U8W
Sorry it took so long to post this, just got my computer back from being repaired.This vehicle belongs to my son in Maryland. I live in Massachusetts.I received six replies, from system is working right to a bad cluster. He replaced the cluster,ck all the fuse...
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5246Y
thanks to everyone who offered help. we did find every egr port plugged except cyl #2. cleaned the egr ports, ltft still is higher on bank 2, but is not setting more engine miss. Trouble codes: P0175 (rich bank 2).
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZF17201
Thanks to all who responded.Turns out the EGR passages are Restricted.Partially cleaned and problem is gone.Need to convince customer needs intake cleaned out to fully correct this issue.Again Thanks to All!! Trouble codes: P0401 (egr flow insufficient).
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