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1983 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMDU15G8C
there is no spark the +wire to coil shows no power unless it is disconected vehical sat for 3 years
1993 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAPP64R3P
please help ford techs. this is the owners car. problem started over a year ago. car would stall coming to a stop, and would always restart. finally car would just smoke black out the exhaust and not run at all. i just started working on it again and im stuck.... Trouble codes: 214 (cylinder identification fault)
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on, Intermittant nostart VIN: 1FTNF20F3X
Truck starts and drives, intermittently will no start HOT ONLY , intermittently will run rough. aborts KOER test due to high ICP reading It is going to a "fail-safe" ICP reading even with key just on engine not running. So actuall is not available by PID When... Trouble codes: P1210 (injector control pressure high), P1284 (ICP failure abort KOER)
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L reverse only works VIN: 1FDWE35F8Y
not a trans man so am having a hard time. using modis there are no codes and when you shift into reverse it works fine but then when you shift to any forward gear it does not do anything. customer said that they backed it around the building and when getting i...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FDWX37F52
Hi Guys, I got this powerstroke with an intermitt problem. Customer says that after a short decel down hill, when he gets back into it a large cloud of grey smoke blows out. Seems to clear up and then runs fine. No rhyme or reason to it except usually after a ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FTNF20L03
Ok FORD SUPER TEC,I have a real drivability problem.This truck came in with the custermer saying that the tank was filled with diesel fuel.He took it to another shop wear they replaced the fuel pump,fuel filter,catlitic convertor,all [...],from the looks o... Trouble codes: P0155 (ho2 s21heater), P1409 (evp ctrl crt falt), 0174 (system to lean bank 2), P1460 (wot ac cut out ckt), P1747 (pres ctrl sol short epc ckt), P0443 (evap sys purg ctrl val)
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L headlights VIN: 2FAHP71W13
We've been chasing this lighting complain for a few months now but have been unable to affect a repair. Drivers report that sometimes during night patrol the headlights will go out. One officer reported the he was unable to get the lights to go back on by usin...
2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Climate control VIN: 1FAFP59S54
Hi Guys I have this 04 Taurus that will lose heat driving after 5-10 min,Heater hoses seem to stay hot.No coolant loss passes head gasket test, Self test gives me a 024 DTC, not sure what that is alldata has no info on that DTC.Any ideas ? Possible control hea...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31P54
The problem we have is that when hot it doesn't start very good, if it starts, it's running at 500 rpm and if you hit the throttle it won't rev up. it does this for 10-15 seconds and then ot runs fine. ICP lookes good. It does have a noise from the dual mass a... Trouble codes: P0336, P0341
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L engine VIN: 1LNHM86S64
first thing we did was retrieved dtc po22 engine camshaft timing over retarded. then checked oil level. engine hold 6.9 qts and oil level was 5 qts low. i assume this is why po 22 was set. topped off oil and road tested. oil light and c.e.l now off but do here...

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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Air bag light,Brake light,ABS light VIN: 1FTNE24L7Y
Hello again.Well I went with a new ignition switch and a new lock cylinder and key.We drove it for a couple of days and then shipped back to customer.Customer called today and says all is well.Thanks for your time and input...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWX32F6Y
The reservoir was empty again Monday and wouldn't start. Added oil again and started. I think the Check valve is the problem because the oil pressure seems fine. Customer did not want to fix the truck at this time. He took the truck and said he would let me k...
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MELM75WXS
Thanks for the replies. As mentioned in the original post, I had swapped around plugs, wires, injectors, and coils and the miss did not move. This was on the driver's side of the engine - cylinder 7. A large percentage of the replies mentioned intake leaks or ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire 4), P0307 (Misfire 7).
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