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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Suspension VIN: 1FMZU34E2W
Help in this truck if some one replace rear shocks with after market.And if did not have any problem
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA5142W
This vehicle has a pedal drop just like a rotten brake line.I've checked all the lines, there rusted but not leaking. I did and ABS service bleed and got no air out of system at all. pedal still drops to floor. I know that HCU's have been replaced for this con...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L spark plugs VIN: 1FTNX21S4X
This is just another super duty that blew out a spark plug, I'm sure many of you have seen this. My question is, does anyone know whether Ford has finally addressed this problem, and if so what model years no longer have this issue, specifically with the 5.4 a...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU62X6Y
This vehicle misfires at idle, and sometimes when powerstalled but not always. When misfiring sounds and feels just like plug wire misfire. The scanner shows no codes and no misfire data in component parameters. We have checked plugs, wires, fuel pressure, inj...
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP40412
This car came in two days ago with a complaint of cutting out while at a steady cruise. We road tested and verified on three separate road tests. It seems to happen while cruising around 30 mph. The first two it only did it one time and would not repeat during...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F82
This truck was turned off left over night and would not start the next morning. I'm getting rpm reading on scan tool and no codes present. This truck will NOT respond at all to starting fluid. Any ideas.
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L no power VIN: 1FTSW31P94
We replaced EGR cooler for leaking into exhaust. I only have a red brick scanner and the ICP pressure is meeting desired amount. The Map and EBP read 14 koeo engine running under load is Map 15 EBP 28 under full throttle all air charge hose are well connected....
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L oil pressure gauge VIN: 1FDWE35P66
ok ford 6.0 guys this is a ambulance which is still under warrenty we have two units siting at the local dealer after engine gets fully warm oil pressure drops to 0 but engine sounds fine one unit its just that problem other one also has no power dealer still ...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Stall VIN: 1LNHM97V2X
The licoln has had some intermittent stall issues at idle that could be related to the EGR valve. After a good warmup and keeping it about 3000 rpms, it seems to idle fine. It does, on occasion, have almost an accelaration or maintaining the speed at speeds ab...
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L pats VIN: 1ZWHT61LXX
Car was brought to us as a sell car with occasional no start. Now car is a no start at any time. No power to start wire at starter. WDS scan data shows 2 keys programed into system, we only have one key available so we have one new key made by local locksmit...
2004 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1MEFM5OU54
this vehicle came in with the engine light on and running rough at idle. it had a misfire code on #3 cylinder the wires and plugs needed replacement. the upper plenum was removed to do this work. the job went well and everything went back together well. when i...

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1995 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU22X0S
Thanks to all that took the time to reply. Lots of good replies. It turned out to be the ecm. When I could get it to act up I did loose the 5v ref at the pcm. It would drop off to 1.81v and everything would go nuts. Im surprised that the vehicle even ran at al...
1997 Ford F-350 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3FELF47G3V
well this thing is fixed, turned out to be 2 problems here, #1 was the fuel pressure regulator was bad, #2 when dead heading front pump pressure only went to 50 psi weak pump, replaced the regulator pressure for rear tank dropped to 40 psi and front tank 35 ps...
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDXW46Z9Y
tested all power and ground circuits to pcm using 8.5 amp head lamp both koeo and crankng as well as doing volt drop both conditions. 1st start good, if turn off key and try to restart would not restart. all inputs to pcm good at this time as well as all 5 vre...
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L overdrive flash,bogus speedometer readings VIN: 1FDXF46S3Y
sorry not a total fix, but another mechanic put in a pcm and said the vehicle speedometer was working right but the rpm on dash was not accurate to computer rpm...He let vehicle go before I could look at it!.
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L negative fuel trim VIN: ZFAFP71W83
Well I guess its fixed. We replaced the pump after watching it go from about 3.5 amps to over 8 after about an hour of idling. This fixed the over draw but nothing changed the bouncy fuel pressure. I even disassmbled the pump driver module and inspected, it lo...
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