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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L stability control VIN: 1LNHM87A32
I have a 2002 Lincoln LS here, the "advanctrac" traction control light is always flashing in the cluster. alldata says the system needs to be calibrated, but I have not found directions to do so. My scanner can read the ABS system--there are no codes. Advancet...
1994 Mercury Tracer 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3MARM10J0R
I installed a used/rebuilt(4000 miles) transmission and it worked fine. I test drove car 10 miles and then customer put 40 miles on it with no problem. Next day it got towed in with no gears. Next morning it started and moved ok for 5 minutes and nothing. I pu...

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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FSW31F02E
It is fixed. Customer informed me that before he came to me he had his buddy steam clean the engine because he also had a power steering leak that he wanted me to fix. When he sprayed water in the area of the driver side valve cover the engine started to ru... Trouble codes: P0733, P1316, P1728 (trans slip error - converter).
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPXO44KA
Sorry guys but this truck still is not fixed .All replys were checked and rechecked .timming chain tenioners were re placed but that caused more problems. the cam phaser gears are next to be re placed.waiting on parts .If we ever get this thing going I will po... Trouble codes: P0340 (po341-), P0341.
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Limited 4.6L Clutches VIN: 1FMEU53847
Thanks for the replys. some really good Ideas, but as of now I am told like Terry [...].,do not touch or ford will VOID warranty. Ford is sending a engineer from detroit to test drive for himself. I will let you know when this is repaired or Refused. Thank you all...
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V2T
Thanks to all the guys that replied. Most recommended that I check DORMAN for replacement manifolds. After checking online and also calling their 800 number, came up empty (no listings). The owner of the car is thinking hard about trading it in without fixing ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2004 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1MEFM5OU54
this vehicle needed testing that i do not have the equipment for. i don't have a smoke tester but do want to get one. the customer decided to take the car to the ford dealership and i have not heard the outcome of the problem. thanks for all your replies.
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