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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Sluggish, No Power VIN: 1FTEE14Y8R
This van has ran perfect since the engine was installed 8 months ago, now the van has a slight misfire cold, then hot it has no power at all. We have ran compression test (155psi), checked injectors, new tuneup items, nothing has helped as of yet. I have advan...
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDEE14H4T
This customer brought his vehicle in last month with the MIL Light illuminated. A quick scan revealed an intermittent MAF code, as well as the dreaded P0171/P0174 codes. Tapping the MAF with the butt end of a screwdriver induced the van to stumble, so I brough... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2), P1100 (Intermittent MAF Sensor)
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5242X
Hi all need help on this windstar. replaced plenum o_rings, bolts and fuel pressure vacuum line as per tbs 8,000 miles ago for these codes now back again with same codes. Data shows at idle both rear O2's stay rich. Checked for vacuum leak none found. Cleaned ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2)
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on, no acceleration VIN: 1FDAF56F6X
Hi, Have a 1999 Ford F550 7.3L diesal with some problems and need some help on where to go next. The truck is our own Tire service truck. The problem began about a month ago out on a service call. The operator was shutting the PTO off and was going to leave an... Trouble codes: P0122, P0221, P1247
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L c1095 VIN: 1FAPP58U0X
The ABS light is on with code C1095 Hydraulic Pump Motor circuit. I previously removed the ground wire from motor to body and cleaned it. the light was out for about 2 days. Now it comes on when the car gets to about 5mph. 2 parts stores say they have no listi...
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L loss of power VIN: 1FDAF56F92
I'm at the end of my rope here. This vehicle looses power after driving roughly an hour or so. Sets code P1211 injection control pressure above/below desired. The diagnostic routine has been followed several times over the last 3mos. to no avail. On road tests... Trouble codes: P1211
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L anti theft VIN: 1FTRW08LZ2
truck came in on wrecker as a no start, when it got here it started of course. so i pulled codes two modules with codes gem B1428,B1483, P0500, intrument cluster has a U1262 now the problem is alldatta is very unclear on tree testing the U1262 code. so i clear...

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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMDA5144T
First I would like to thank all who responded. Most of the replies were right on the money. The left front exciter ring on the CV joint was cracked and loose and would slip when braking. This would fool the EBCM into thinking the wheel was in a skid thus appli...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L forward VIN: 1FALP52UOV
Sorry for the delay in closing the post, the customer declined any further repairs due to the condition of the vehicle. The replies ranged from steel sealing rings, forward control valves, forward piston cracking trans rebuild or replacement. The customer is h...
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFAFP58S3W
it was the ports behind the throttle body that needed cleaning...thanks to all who replied...several said this however the other suggestions were possibilities. Trouble codes: 401 (egr insuf flow).
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L 1-2shift VIN: 1FAP13P2WW
hey guys it turned out to be the solenoid was broken.What happen is that they changed the oil pan cause it was in a wreck or something.Everything works good now thanks guys.
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X1Y
Here's what I did to get the fuel out of the tank... I removed the fuel supply line to the fuel filter and installed a fitting from my fuel pressure test kit and attached a rubber fuel line hose to it thinking it would siphon but it would not, I did however ge... Trouble codes: P1237 (Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit Fault).
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP34PXY
Well like I thought in the begining was a timing issue, but my boss didn't so we tried fuel pump, coil pack, maf, iac, then we checked timing, Timing was ok but when I took a closer look at the crank pulley, the dowel to line it up on the crank was damaged all...
2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Safety VIN: 1AFP36382W
Thanks to all who replied most pointed to shift solonid After verfing voltage to solonid we replaced it and the key comes out and shift interlock works
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L interrior lites VIN: 1FAKLJBF65
trace problem to drivers door latch was open on scanner when door was shut , thanks to all.
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