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1984 Ford Bronco II 2.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMBU1451E
I have gotten the vacuum part straightened out, got it to run decent, but I have 4.11V on the O2 wire with the sensor disconnected. This is one of the wires that was cut, O2 was not hooked up. It is a dark green wire with purple hash mark, found the circuit, i...
1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP40M2P
After current repairs including fuel injection and air induction ccleaning car runs fine just has engine light on constant. Trouble codes: 223 (No dual Plug Inhibit control)
2001 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FMSU43F11
Hello everyone and thank you for taking time to help. This 7.3 has a very intermittent dying problem and it sets codes p0344,p1670,and sometimes p0340. We replaced the cam sensor 3 times and retensioned the wire terminals. I wiggled all the wiring and inspecte... Trouble codes: P0344 (Cam signal intermittent/fault), P1670
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L lack of power VIN: 1FDWX36F11
No codes present and the oil was changed recently, On cold start up there is a lack of power, Vehicle runs sluggish, after about 10 minutes at opperatting temp the power returns. In other words when cold the truck wont get out of its own way then after it has ...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S72
rechecked all previos items, all ok, lt fuel trim -3, cannot duplicate problem at this time. ford techs, what am i missing ??? Trouble codes: P1131 (ho2s11 sensor indicates lean)
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L AC does not turn on VIN: 4M2DU66K53
AC system is full of freon, no power at AC clutch, System is duel auto temp control,have power and good ground for low pressure switch,power at relay,with scanner can see AC signal request active but also see AC WOT cutoff on at idle TPS at 1.03v also cannot f...

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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Timing VIN: 1FTCR10A8V
Ok-weve got this one nailed down-our mistake was not wire wheeling the camshaft gear well enough to see that there were 2 marks on it-a diamond AND a triangle.The triangle was the correct mark for the cam and the diamond was the one for the oil pump-The penny ...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP34P81
thanks everyone most of you guys were right it was coolant in the exhaust i do not know why i did not see it when i pulled the old motor i disconected the cat and i did not see any smoke there at that time i new what the problem was i pulled out the rest of...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33F53
The high pressure oil reserve was low. It was 1" to 1.5" below the fill plug. We filled the reserve and the truck started and ran very well, We did have a major oil leak at a plug on the back of the injection pump. (The customer never said they were leaking ... Trouble codes: P1212 (icp out of range).
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L current draw VIN: 2FAFP71W03
Hi, First, I would like to thank Glen [...] for responding to my help request and offering their insights. For various reasons, I was not able to find the problem and fix this vehicle. I kept getting pulled off it, others...
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L heater control VIN: 1LNLM82W3V
Thanks for the three replies I got. I haven't been able to get this car back in due to the customer being very busy with it. We will be getting it back in next week and will update our findings at a later date.
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