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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N8P
I'm trying to help out another shop on this one. I've looked at it with the scan tool, the evp sensor reads 1.5 volts at idle, engine runs 157 degrees, injectors at 8.0-10.0 ms at idle or just off idle. I have checked grounds and fuel pressure. Tried a test BM... Trouble codes: 332 (117 -), 117
1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 2FTHF26F5R
This truck will start and idle just fine, however the slightest load put on the engine will cause it to stumble and die. The cause seems to be air in the fuel system after goosing the throttle. When this occurs the filter will have air in it. Bleed system and ...
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L vacum pump for brake booster VIN: 1FTJW36F3S
This truck has been in several times with repeated vacum pump failure. The first two were aftermarket pumps, and the last one we put on was a factory motorcraft. This is the third pump gone bad and we cannot see any cause for the failure. The booster was repla...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FALP62W3V
this car is driving me nuts. TRhis started after the customer drove to Las Vegas from san diego (round trip) about 700 miles. When you first try to start the car, if you just try to start it it will not start no spark . But if you turn the key to the run posit...
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP54N5V
customer's complaint and was verified...engine just died usually at stop signs. (like key turned off)sometimes restarts immediately, sometimes with key cycle from off to run a few times would restart and run find. we read about the tps needing the pins soldere... Trouble codes: P1121 (pr sensor inconsistent w/ maf), P0308 (cyl 8 misfire), P0325 (knock sensr ckt fault), P1100 (maf sensr intermittent)
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP54N5V
Vehicle arrived with this code. Checked air supply to valve after startup and no air supply. Found faulty air pump and replaced. Checked, good air flow! Returned later with same code. Tested and found good vacuum supply to divertor valve and good air flowfrom ... Trouble codes: P0411
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP52U4W
Hello techs, vehicle came in overheating. replaced head gaskets.vehicle ran beautifully for 2 days.veh. left customer on side of road. when i got there, started and drove it in-i just knew the converters were stopped up because of blown gasket-i was wrong. veh...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTWW32F5Y
vehicle wiring appears to be ok from injector drive module & module seems to be ok. it has a bad misfire at 1200 to 1800 rpms. we went ahead and changed the oil because it was low and way overdue. didn't seem to help. we ran the contribution/balance test on th... Trouble codes: P0284
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L engine
i need help or suggestions i have a 2001 ford focus with single over head cam the engine went bad so i decided to replace it but i am having trouble finding one and i want to install a dohc dull over head cammy question is can i do that what wii it take is the...
2002 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: FTYR44E82P
Thanx for any help in advance This ranger had multiple misfires and and multiple codes pulled plugs and replace them any way looked good I think this truck has an issue with the plastic intake manifold because it runs so bad bank 1 and bank 2 sensors lean cod... Trouble codes: P1400, P1131, P1151, 300 (misfire)
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW20P43
hello-need some help from a diesel expert as we do not see or work on too many diesel applications-customer was a regular so we took a shot at it-truck came in a few weeks ago with the check engine lite on-it had a p0401 code-we pulled the egr assy out it was ... Trouble codes: P0401
2003 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Cuts out
between 55-65 MPH, truck cuts out, the only problem noticed is that the rpm gauge drops, but never kills truck Trouble codes: P0320
1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM53S5T
This car came in with the complaint of a miss and the check engine light on. After scanning it I found the PO302 code for cylinder 2 misfire. It was just tuned up by another shop new plugs and wires. I checked the plug and it looks good but wet with fuel. I ch...

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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N6N
I would like to thank you guys for your fast help. Especially Dan from texas who told me right away that these computers have problems. and thanks to James from Ohio and Mike from Nevada telling me that it was computer. I especially want to thank Chris from Ca... Trouble codes: 542 (fuel pump circuit).
1993 Ford F900 8.3L No Start VIN: 1FDYL90E4P
Hey thanks to all the fix was a loose fitting on the pump the big 1 1/4 inch plug at the outlet hose. I found it by soaping the assembly and pressurizing the tank the there was the bubbles thanks for all the help.
1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Stall VIN: 3FASP13J0S
I started checking grounds to the relay for the fuel pump and found the ground to be bad right at the battery. The owner had put a new battery in and had not fastened the ground securely so you would drive the vehicle and hit a bump and bam the relays would ...
1999 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 2FTPX28L6X
After lots of testing I realized that I was lossing the coil control circuit. What was hard to check was that it would only cut out after the PCM was hot and the ignition system was under max load. I ran the scope of the coil conrol circuit while driving and...
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1138Y
I had a few replies on this one, but not many. This car is the DOHC ZX2. The original title was incorrect, but the ZX2 was mentioned in the details. Most guys were focusing on fixing the misfire. I was certain that we did not have a misfire. They mentione... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire detected cylinder 1), P0302 (Misfire detected cylinder 2), P0303 (Misfire detected cylinder 3), P0304 (Misfire detected cylinder 4).
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FBSS31F62
Replace PCM, IDM, and other sensors. Vehicle still has this problem. I belive its a lifer! Cust. went and bought himself a new sprinter to replace it...Out of my life!!! Trouble codes: 603 (Loss of Comm).
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMYU93145
This one was just too much too quick for a one man operation. I hate to do it, but I kicked it over to the local Ford dealer. It had a P0741 TCC stuck off and a P01744 Tcc System Performance code stored when I got it. I cleared the codes and tried to drive it...
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