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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX31F9Y
This one has me stumped. I work on 7.3's al the time and usually have no real issues. This truck will only die in the rain. Usually a misting rain. When it first came in I replaced the CMP for a P0340 I used OEM Ford Parts, It was gone for a month or so then b... Trouble codes: P0344 (Intermintent Cam Sensor Fault)
2002 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU15W32
I have known of this problem with these engines for several years, but this is the very first one I've came across. I haven't seen this vehicle since last summer when it had a #4 cyl misfire code. We replaced coil and plug and cured it. Now it came in on the ... Trouble codes: 0303
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L air suspension VIN: 1LNLM97V8S
this is my own vehicle.I was driving one day and noticed what sounded like a woodpecker pounding on pass side front finder, got out and noticed that the compressoor was moving violently..and kind figured.."well thats about to go"..and it did bout a week later ...

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1987 Ford Escort GL 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FABP2196H
Gentlemen: I have tried all suggestions and as of yet cannot solve the problem. The customer has left me the car as he is not interested in continuing on a repair path. When I have time I am going to trace all wiring that may apply to this problem. Thanks ... Trouble codes: 87 (Primary Fuel Pump Circuit Failure), 22 (Manifold Abslute Pressure MAP or BARO Sensor Out of Range).
1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L Cuts out, Misfire
Thank You to all that provide input on my problem. Rusty hit it on the head. He suggested checking the transmission closer as a line pressure fault could shut off injectors. This was something I had never experienced before on the older Fords. I disconnected t...
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, backfire VIN: 1FALP45TOR
thanks for all the great replies I did some more research to find out the common denominator of the codes was after rechecking found no vacume to solenoids (located under the r/s plastic fender well after removing found plastic line brittle and falling apart r... Trouble codes: 311 (thermal air inop bank 1), 314 (thermal air inop bank 2), 332 (egr out of calibration).
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR12F2Y
Replaced all eight injectors with remans I found on the internet for 99.00 ea. Truck runs great now, thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P0605 (internal rom error).
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTNX21F3Y
I got alot of good replys to this. I did manually lock up converter, and engine stalled. I reprogrammed pcm, and drove it 30 miles and all seemed good, released it to cust. Cust. came back for same concern. Replaced pcm and all is good. Cust has had over a wee...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L trans temp sensor VIN: 1FAFP34P12
I finally got a wiring diagram. Simple fix though. The temp sensor has a 5v reference and the other wire is the signal return. The signal return wire to the PCM was rubbed thru and shorted to voltage at the wiring harness just above the trans about 3 inches fr...
2003 Ford E-150 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE14213
Many Thanx for all the replies. All agreed that the egr ports were partially plugged.They were correct. Removing the upper intake manifold half and cleaning out the carbon in the passages was the answer.You Guys are life savers,Best Regards,Paul Trouble codes: 0406 (pcm voltage too high), 0313 (low fuel), 0301 (cyl 1 missfire).
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52483
It seemed the consensus was to continue to reset the sensor slightly untill it stopped flagging the code and we did that for a while without change so before we got into the lom and PCM we threw on a Ford Cam sensor just to be thourogh. Lo and behold, it fixed... Trouble codes: P1336 (Crank Cam sensor Erratic).
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