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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L ABS,Speedometer,odometer,heater/A/C VIN: 2FMZA504X1
Hi all, This is a strange one. Hope someone out there can help! When driving this van it wil intermitantly blow fuse 10 in the insterment panel fuse block. At first we could not duplicate, then we were able to induce the problem by acclerating while turning...

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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30F5T
During testing an intermittent short showed up at the right side valve cover. Suspect this took out the IDM. Replace wiring and IDM. Thanks to the eight techs for their replies and for Dieselmans site.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5522Y
I had the customer reflash the computer and all is well.Thanks to Jim [...] that did the trick and the customer is very happy.Thanks Larry!!! Trouble codes: P1132 (bank one o2 sensor reading rich), P1152 (bank two o2 sensor reading rich).
2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Valve Lash Adjusters VIN: 1FMBU34E81
Started engine and it did the same thing; ran terribly. Further in depth testing found the reason; the three exhaust valves on the right head were bent. Regardless of what was told to me by the Ford guys or in the instruction manual, THIS IS AN INTERFERENCE EN...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L courtesy lamps VIN: 1FMDU74EX2
We elected to send this to the dealer,as I was unable to communicate with several of the modules(central security,portions of the hvac)It would have been to time intensive to pin out all modules etc...to maybe find the problem thank you for all responses.
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45FX2
well thanks for all the replies. all were helpful in one way or another. i decided to go ahead and hook the modis back up and performed an injector buzz test which confirmed idm operation and consequently afterward the engine started and ran for an hour. i let...
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1ZWFT6034Y
The new timing belt did indeed fix it! What troubles me is none of the usual pointers for slipped timing were there. When one gets me this bad, I usually learn where my diagnostic routine was faulty, no doubt it was here too, I just haven't discovered where ...
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