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1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP53S9W
Good morning Ford Tech's, I have got this 98 Taurus that keeps setting a p0443. I have replaced the Purge valve ck'ed the wiring to the computer (ok). It has 12 volts at the connector and when I ground the wire 56 gy/y at the ECM I have ground at connector, Bu... Trouble codes: P0443
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L no start VIN: 1FTWF32F6X
sometimes we have a no start,when we do the oil in the reservoir has no oil in it.If we fill with oil it starts and runs.The reservoir intermentially will loose oil the oil level on the crankcasae is full,the oil was just changed.The custermor says he has noti... Trouble codes: P0605
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality
okay power stroke guys i need a little help truck has slight rough idle and rpm varies up and down about 50 rpm have checked all the normal areas for problems also seems to have slight shudder when leaving from stop other than that truck runs great and gets ve...
2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P82
thanks in advance for any replies. i have this vehicle it came in for the stated code but foolowing mitchell procedures for this code i could not regenerate it with the ford selftest, so we put a cam sensor in it. a week later back with the same code. go throu... Trouble codes: P0340
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56FX2
OK Guy's I ready for some other idea's Got this F550 super duty in with engine misfire on cylinder #1 and 3 Been through all the basic procedures, Replaced the under valve cover harness and the valve cover gasket for the amount of milage. Checked the injectors... Trouble codes: 1271 (open high /low cyl 1), 1273 (same cyl 3)
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L cylinder head VIN: 1FMFU18L03
Would like to know if the cylinder heads can be removed without removing the engine on this beast. Anyone done one of these? Flat rate is 21 hours with removing the engine to replace head gaskets. Thanks for any and all help!
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FDXE45P84
hey guys got another fine ford 6.0 diesel running problem came from another sevice station had acyl contribution code for #1 compression was good so we replaced the #1 injector anyone who has done this on avan knows what a nightmare it is started truck ran goo...
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out
I have a question for you Ford Tech's.Ive got an '05 F-150 that has a complaint of losing power after having been on the road for about an hour of highway driving. The customer states that if he pulls off the road and shuts the vehicle off and restarts it will... Trouble codes: 171 (Lean 02 Bank 1), 174 (Lean 02 Bank 2), 191 (Fuel Rail Pressure out of range)
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FDAF57C75
Hi i have a 2005 ford f 550 superduty 6.0l diesel i have a lot of experience on them but have never seen this before the unti will cut out and surge all the time whil monitring pids the ficm main power will spike from 17 to 227 volts and the logic power from 4...

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1983 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMDU15G8C
want to thank everyonr one for the replys and thanks to John [...] for the wireing diagrams. the problem was a poor connection at the #18 fuse for the eec relay. once I had the diagrams it only took a few minutes to figure where the power started from and to f...
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
thanks for all the replies everyone. i recieved the ecc that i ordered when i posted the request, and all seems to be fine. i did check for power and ground at the ecc before replacing. the up arrow light and check engine light flickering were because the e... Trouble codes: 214 (cylinder identification fault).
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP5U2YA
did not have chance to solve problem, car lot that owns vehicle decided to decline anymore diagnostic time. last i heard vehicle was heading back to the auction. thank's iatn members for all the great imput.
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FBSS31L91
Sorry for taking so long to post fix but customer choked on cost to repair and had to think about it, well after ordering a new cam for the drivers side head to compare cam gear marks to cam lobe position it was evident that the cam had spun on the gear 180 de...
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Air Bag VIN: 1FAFP34N45
Thanks to everyone who replied, as most of you said the air bag module had to be replaced and programed, I sent it to the Ford dealer up the road, the power lock issue was fixed with a new GEM. Thanks again for the help.
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