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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU35P8T
Hello everyone, I have an explorer here thats giving me trouble. the issue is VERY rough idle, and after the engine warms up, it stalls in gear sometimes. after it stalls it wont restart for hours. Long term fuel trims are at 0% at idle in park, and -25% at i...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start
I need some help from Diesel Technitians. This van came to our repair shop for fuel leak we replaced the fuel pump and all hoses. I tried to start the van and i have a non start condition. I read in Alldata if there is any bleed procedure and i dont found any ...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTZX18W8W
Vehicle came in for a stall and excessive crank problem. When it did start there was a lot of fuel vapor coming out from the tailpipe. Our tech went ahead and replaced the Maf sensor, drove it and released it to the customer. Customer tried driving it and retu... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF or VAF A Ckt low input), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2), P1131 (Manufacturer control fuel/air metering), P1151 (Manufacturer control fuel/air metering)
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L power steering VIN: 1FAFP53U2X
Thanks in advance to everyone. This car came in for a noisey power steering pump. Customer parked car on lot. When they shut the car off the steering fluid burped out of the cap. Filled back up and same thing when shut down. Is there a valve in this system to ...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE37L3X
Van was brought in for oil change and OOOH by the way it runs rough at idle fuel pressure is 35 with regulator 40+ with out. checked intake with smoke machine found nothing also sprayed with water no change if i add propane into intake it runs smooth double ck...
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4047X
this is my daughter's car and it is making me look silly. came in with SES lite on. pulled code po172. bank 1 rich. looked at scan datastream and found fuel pressure reading at 70-80 psi. checked with my gage and found same reading. figured fuel pressure regul...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, lean codes 171,174 VIN: 2FTZX17241
I get these 2 lean codes 171 and 174 every couple days and my gas mileage has gone way down. I have replaced fuel filter,air filter, checked with carb cleaner and propane for vacuum leaks, cleaned MAF with MAF aerosol cleaner. I have been told I need updated u... Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank one), 174 (lean bank two)
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L long cranking VIN: 1FMYUO4192
Thanks in advance guys This car has a long cranking time and when it start it has a gas smell, gas smell only happens when it has a long crank. We couldnt make it do it of corse. Check fuel pressure 65, fuel drop good,checked fuel pump amps good ,there was no ...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L none VIN: 2FAHP71W63
Ok!Friday I got a crown victoria with code po708,and are computer to get are resources whent down.I called a friend, he suggested to replase the (tv sensor)so i did and reset light,but now I still get code po708.I did check continuity on the switch (Overdrive)...
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2005 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U05
fords... help please. this truck seems to be running lean by codes and also the way it runs. we can add fuel and it clears up immediately. vacuum looks very steady regardless of where it is and goes down with acceleration. injector pulse width by scanner readi... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean bank 1), P0174 (system too lean bank 2), P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0316 (misfire detected first 1000 rpms), P0068 (maf/map throttle position correlations)
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM6245V
car came in couple months ago. had codes 171 & 174. Cleaned MAF & cleared codes. Check engine light came on again shortly but did return until insp due. Has code 171 & 174 again. Checked for obvius vacuum leaks and none found. While watching scanner noticed Ba... Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1), 174 (lean bank 2)
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X9R
This one is fixed. Most thought that the pcm was the problem. I checked all grounds and connectors. No problems found. So i changed the pcm, but still no start. After hooking the Modis up to it now i have a coolant sensor shorted high code. Thinking it was a p...
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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L Open loop, lean VIN: 1FDLF47G7T
I'm saying I did not fix this vehicle because it didn't really have a problem. I confirmed the open loop opperation on accell with a couple of ford techs. The manifold thing is still up in the air a bit though. Everytime I replace these, we used Ford parts, no...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FMYU04101
MOST OF U WERE CORRECT AND FOUND THAT THE GASKETS FOR THE UPPER AND LOWER INTAKE WERE JUNK REPLACED AND RE TESTED OK AT THIS TIME THANK U EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP.
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FTRX18W92
The noise has mostly gone away on its own and customer has not returned. I suspect that it may have been an intake gasket leak but not real sure. Thanks to all that replied, sorry I don't have more information, but customer did not want to spend any money to f...
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2005 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM84W15
Please excuse the extended time for this closing but I was trying to maximize the length of time for this vehicle to exhibit trouble-free operation. My initial hunch was correct. After replacing the "ignition coil power relay" there has been no problem. It was...
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