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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCF15N7G
vehicle acts like it leans out under load also has rough idle. removed upper intake pleunm and cleaned throttle body, also tested each fuel injector they all ohm the same, compression is good, tested tps sensor also good replaced map sensor no change,also repl...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5143B
Vehicle came to me with mil flashing and running very poorly. I test drove vehicle cold and experienced lack of power, rough running after it warmed up. Vehicle belongs to a friend and admittedly I am not that familiar with Fords. Found 4 codes-1 EGR excessive... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire)
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FAKP1132Y
Hi Thanks in advance, This zx2 came in a week ago check engine light on stall at idle. Found bad timming belt missing 7 teeth,replaced belt and car ran great no more check light.After test drive car was cut out/stall in gear at idle at stop signs.Car runs very...
2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45F0Y
E450 ambulance intermitant cuts out, dies, always restarts, does it for the drivers, has never done it for me, code P0344 cam sensor is always set. No Alldata TSB's found. With key on engine off, scan tool (genisy) data stream intermitantly RPM goes from 0 to ... Trouble codes: P0344 (camshaft sensor intermitant)
2000 Ford Motorhome 6.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FCNF53S9Y
I have this motor-home with a V-10 that stalls out when wet and won't run till things dry out. We have replaced plugs and boots to no avail. It does not store any codes, and I have yet to have it happen to me. Customer was driving to florida and after 4 hours ...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMCU7OE91
already checked for vacuum leaks, new wires and plugs, new isc. dies under deceleration. \any ideas??
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L timing chain/lifters VIN: 1FTYR14E31
Hi all, This truck has a rattle of some sort between 2000&3000 RPM on acceleration only. Thought maybe it was cat. convertors, but they are intact, and don't seem to be rattling around when you tap on them. One time this winter on cold start there was some eng...
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXFY6F32
Do not work on many diesels here so could really use a little help. I do not have support on the 450 superduty, i tryed to use data for a 350, however when looking for the idm it is not where it is on the 350. Any help on where to find the idm location and ins... Trouble codes: P1668 (Indicates a pcm-idm com error on ef line), P1670, P0381
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L system pressure VIN: 2FAFP71W23
Hello all, we have a hair puller here.vehicle came in with no ac, pressure tested and found leaking condensor, after replacing condenser all was well until a couple of days went by, immediately after the vehicle is started and ac engaged high side pressure goe...
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride highth VIN: 5LMPU28L9W
This is a friends truck. It is sagging to the left mainly in the left rear pretty bad. It is not bottom out yet but is close. Is there a way to reset the air bladders rid highth in these truck. It dosent seem to be leaking, if it was, what is the best test to ...
1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1MEFM6639W
good day members. this 1998 mustique has intermittent stall and intermittent surge symptom (feels like a really bad shift causing a chugging). fuel pressure, delivery & graph all ok, new fuel filter installed to replace exizsting restricted one, rear o2 replac...
1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L guages shorting VIN: 1MEFM6535X
another head scratcher. have a 1999 mercury mystique, when the ac or headlights are turned on, the instrument panel guages go nuts. temp. guage peggs out, clock on radio shuts off, tachometer quits, directionals both light up but won't flash. we have disconne...

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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP53U6X
i am going to try replaceing the o2 sensors and see what happens, they seem to be switching about right but will try replaceing to see if it helps
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14504
Ok I think this is fixed. After swapping out injectors, the misfire did not move to a different cylinder. I installed the updated part number spark plugs, along with new coil boots. Reset computer and gave back to customer. The light has not come back on yet... Trouble codes: 304 (cylinder 4 misfire), 316 (misfire detected first 1000 revolutions).
2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L interior lights VIN: 1LNHM97V41
Gentlemen The car was repaired about a week ago but we wanted to make sure as it was not a every time thing. As stated before when we unhooked the light control module the draw would drop off. The trouble with replacing a costly component was, is it the part...
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