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1990 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMEU14N7L
I am stuck on this one, not able to find the cause of high CO above idle. Trouble codes: 44 (AIR system inop), 33 (EGR no or low flow)
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A9M
Hello, customer complains of intermittent hesatation, at the same time the tach stops working. I have test drove twice and the tach stopped after a minute or so the first drive (with no hesatation). On the second test drive, the tach was working the whole time... Trouble codes: 57 (Octane adjust pin/nps circuit fault), 18 (No tach input or spout open), 28 (Loss of tach - rt side dual plug DIS)
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15N1N
This vehicle came in last week with very bad miss.i found oe wires with three boots totally missing from plug end of wires.we installed new wires and plugs (very old).It drives great most of time. once in a while all the sudden truck loses all power and check ...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMCU22X9P
after cat and maf were replaced vehicle ran fine. At least for a couple days, then customer broke down on the side of the freeway. When we went to retrieve the vehicle it sounded like the exhaust was plugged again, so we pulled the muffler off and it wasn't pl...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L brakes VIN: 1FMDU34X7R
the vehicle is a postal carrier. she can get about half way through her route and the brakes are applied but the pedal will drop all the way to the floor. after some time of letting it cool the brakes will work again
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDKE30G3R
HELP!! 1994 Ford E-350. 7.5 Liter. Unstable idle. Feels like a random missfire. Vehicle came in for an unstable Idle. Found vehicle to need maintenance. Spark plug electrodes eroded, terminal in plug wire rusted at dist cap. No codes stored. Replaced secondary...
1999 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L front pads VIN: 2FTPX28L6X
system flushed and bled. line pressures checked. 400-500 psi engine off. 1100-1200 psi engine running at all wheels. no residual pressure with pedal released. customer states that brakes seem to be intermittently grabbing when brakes are applied and there is ...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDXF47F8X
misfire when hot passes koeo test,passes koer test , fails contibution test for no5 and,no7 has 2000 mi on last oil change gets worse the hotter it gets
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L sunroof VIN: 1FMFU17L43
sunroof opens intermittently without hitting the switch, replaced switch with ford part but still will open on own. if roof is in the open/up vent position-it will close & retract back into the open position all by itself. when my techs check vehicle, everythi...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L over-drive VIN: 1FTPX14574
Hi guys Need some help. This vehicle has no overdrive just slips. take it out of overdrive and it's fine. I've not done any test other then check the system for codes and there are no codes in the TCM. I'm hoping some one can give some direction. Thanks Claud...
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L tow/haul light flashing VIN: 1FDAF57P64
Thank you in advance for your help. I have a 2004 F550 dsl auto(torqshift) w/the tow/haul on the dash flashing and sets code p0713 immediately on start up. Cleared codes and resets as soon as you start the truck and I saw some posts w/bad temp sensor or shorte...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW215X5
This vehicle has a throttle valve no iac or throttle cable. It only acts up on decel at idle. The pcm has been flashed under campaign [...]-dvc in 10-06 It will only act up when you drive it and stop and idle for a while. I can't get it to act up consiste... Trouble codes: P0104, P0351, P0356, P0506
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1LNHM86S6Y
car came in from another shop with poor running no power. sat outside 10 degree nite! would not start. checked codes 1171 1288. checked coils 4 and 5 no spark . do have crank signal. injectors are pulsing. the plugs very wet. suspected crank sensor but with a ... Trouble codes: 1171 (o2 sensors all read near 0)
2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L wipers VIN: 1LMDA514XT
Hello fellow techs, I need help!!! This vehicle has a problem with the wiper operation in the intermittent postion and the park position. When turning on intermittent the wipers jump across the windshield about 3 inces every 2 seconds or so through the compl...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A52
Hi Guys.I have a 2002 lincoln that came in here missing like crazy.I hooked up the scanner and found a bunch of codes.I reset the comp to see which ones would come back.I got p0303 and p03080 coming back.Now when I look at the data on this engine I see that ba... Trouble codes: P0303, P0308
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1118V
Good morning guys, I have a problem child in the shop that came in with check engine light on. Code was PO135, we changed the front bank O2 sensors, removed car and released to customer. Two days later vehicle returned to shop...same code. We replaced rear O2 ...

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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA524XX
well shes fixed the imrc runners was stuck open causing a lean condition the van has gone 500 miles since repair so its fixed before 20 miles would turn the light on... thanks to all chris Trouble codes: P0171.
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Door locks. VIN: 1FMNU43S9Y
Thanks to those who replied to my Excursion lock problem. The actuators solved the problem. I replaced all five, doors and rear hatch. The rear window hatch needs the latch assembly as something seems to be broke with the linkage. Thanks again. Randy Hiebne...
1993 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4M2DV11W9P
Thanks Larry for the responce, however the customer decided to pick the vehicle up before we could follow up on your sugestion!!I believe he was worried about the fact we could not duplicate his concern. Thanks again, Greg and crew
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