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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14N6R
This F150 will hardly run and will only idle. When you press the accelerator, nothing happens. It will continue to idle badly but will not run up the rpms. It will backfire some into the intake, but will not increase speed. If you disconnect the MAF sensor, it...
1998 Ford Contour SVT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP68GXW
We smoke tested vehicle, no leaks found, except from breather hole at idle air control valve, (not sure if this is normal, have that used smoke machine too often on a ford) Long trim on bank 1 and bank2 max out at 25%, There is no driviablity problem except th... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U6Y
Checked EGR system,DPFE reading was .15 volt koeo.Replaced DPFE,reading now 1.05 volts koeo and with engine running and I open egr valve with vacuum pump engine idle almost dies and DPFE reading drops to .15 volt.Customer drove vehicle for 5 days then lite cam...
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Windows, Sift interlock, Dome lights, Wipers VIN: 1FTRX17L71
Blowing GEM module fuse # 15 (5amp). This truck came in with no wipers, electric windows, and shift interlock release not working. This is the same fault from 2 months ago. Changed the fuse and it works ok for a couple of days then blows again. No pattern to b...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1AFP58S12G
Happy Holidays to all, This car came in with the Check Eng light on. Chaecking for codes came up with the P1506 in the memory and no codes in the KOEO or KOER. Idle speed is at 1150 RPM at warm idle. The IAC has the correct resistance and moves w/ voltage is ... Trouble codes: P1506 (Idle Air Control Overspeed Error)

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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFS24Y3T
thanks for all of your replies. some suggested reprogramming per an older ford bulletin, i did not pursue this as we have worked on this vehicle for many years and we knew this was a new problem. the fix was replacement of the pcv valve with the PROPER motorcr... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean air/fuel ratio), P0174 (lean air/fuel ratio).
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L wipers VIN: 1FMZU73K93
Thanks for all the replys, the concensus was to put in a new multifunction switch. Put a new switch in and by golly could not even get around the block without it wiping(with the switch in the off position). What I did find was a very loose ground by the batte...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L abs VIN: 1FTRX17W43
I haven't received this truck back yet, owners will be gone for holiday's, I will close this post due to time constraints. a majority of the post mentioned loose tone rings on back of rotor's, I did not check this prior to posting, should have I have found bad...
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