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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5142T
starts and runs fine. after its hot and sits for about 10 min restart and it is running rough. it acts light heavy miss. hit the gas and it will clear up after a few seconds. fuel pressure is good, no injector leaks, good compressiion. if it runs ok after a so... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0174 (lead)
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on, po171 po174 VIN: 1FMYU22E0W
hello this is the explorer from hell. Came in with po171 & po174, smoked and found intake gaskets leaking. Replaced upper and lower plenum gaskets. Problem still persists. maf reading is okay. At idle shorterm=3% longterm=2%. of idle and while driving shortter... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cam Sync VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
Removed heads for valve job to fix misfire. Has had an intermittent code for CMP although the sensor was replaced with no change (sync shaft not replaced or removed). I have replaced sync shaft assemblies before, but I just marked everything and transfered the... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction)
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14V9X
Have one that is running on three cylinders, codes stored for misfire cylinder 4,5 and 6. All on drivers side of engine. Tried new coil pack with no luck, checked for spark on all three cylinders and spark looked the same as cylinders that are firing correctly... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire bank five), P0304 (misfire bank four), P0306 (misfire bank six)

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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNW20F8Y
I want to thank all of you that replied to my request on this 7.3 liter. I replaced the valve cover gasket/wiring harness conector and I replace the under the valve cover wiring harness. I also cleaned out the exhaust pressure port and all is well. I re-ran...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF17WX4
Well first of all thank you to all of you who took the time to reply to my dilemma. After switching coils to several different cylinders and not giving the vehicle a full drive cycle and I guess not clearing the codes properly . We finally found the problem... Trouble codes: P0307 (cyl missfire on number 7).
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