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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5145Y
The short and sweet seta TPS code P0122. Runs rough according to customer lack of power when problem occurs. Will happen 1 day apart to 2 weeks apart have scoped pattern many times pulled on harness etc etc. Everytime customer makes it to shop problem gone. Ha... Trouble codes: P0122
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF46F5X
This customer brought this truck in 2 months ago, just purchased it, it ran horrible, someone that delivered it filled it with gas, after 8 injectors and some services it left and showed back up 3 days ago with a rough idle and smoking white on start up and mi... Trouble codes: P1298 (idm failure), P0266 (cyl 2 contribution fault)
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2FTRX18W01
Hello all. This truck has an up and down idle every now and then (just like an old 5.0L with a dirty t.b.). However, this t.b. is clean, no codes... The other thing is, the longer it sits, the more it smoke blue on start up, maybe even a slight miss when the s...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E92
vehicle came in with a code p1151 bank one rich. we checked freeze frame and found code was produced at idle and 171 degrees engine temp. we could not reproduce the problem so we cleared the codes and had the customer drive the vehicle. a couple days later the...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP55U72
car came in with alt not charging - found bad pcm - replaced with new one from ford , double checked part # from ford and they say it is correct but now alt is working all the programming went fine (we use the j2534 tool) but trans shifts hard and erratic and ...
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V03
Guys( I need HELP! This vehicle came in with several codes, the misfire codes being the major complaint. With the codes that were there I started with the injectors... they were fine, even changed with known good injectors with no change. Also there is a strng... Trouble codes: P1152 (Unknown Diagnostic Trouble Code), P0171 (Fuel Trim Too Lean Bank 1), P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 Misfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 Misfire), P0175 (Fuel Trim too rich Bank 2)
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V9V
this car has a stalling problem when hitting bumps or occasionally makeing a turn. fuel pressure does no drop when stalling occurs Trouble codes: P1131, P1519
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Electronic VIN: 1LNHM87A21
This car came from a trans shop for a trans not shifting correctly.I have not road tested this car being as I can not get any data. I can not scan the pcm on either side.I use a Mastertech so I'm able to ping all the computers,there are seven, but there are on...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Power Liftgate VIN: 5LMFU28R03
Hello, Started working on an 03 Lincoln Navigator with this fancy power tailgate. I have not power up or down and it does not cinch close after shut. I am really not all that familiar with this system, but after my brief diagnose, with a scanner, the tailgate ...

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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F4X
The customer had disconnected 2 fuses while the truck was running. He didnt want the dome lights on. 1 of the fuses was the ignition solinoid fuse. He pushed the fuse back in and somehow didnt get the fuse in the correct hole. But after 6 hours my new tech fig... Trouble codes: P1662, P1690, P1298.
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L c1095 VIN: 1FAPP58U0X
When Iwent to work on the car the ABS light was out. I put grease on terminals of electro hydraulic unit. further testing revealed fuse 13 was blown out in box above radiator. The car has been out a week and the light has stayed out. The replies mostly dealt w...
2004 Ford Excursion XLS 5.4L dome lights VIN: 1FMNU4L64E
I found out that on trucks with RKE ( remote keyless entry ) the door switch signals go to the vsm (vehicle security module). If the truck does not have RKE the signals go to the instrament cluster. This truck had RKE so i checked the signals going into the vs...
1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V45
thank all of you for your heip. custermer took car to trade off he has had enough and wants no more
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