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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L engine VIN: 1FTNW21S2X
When I bought this truck a week ago i knew that it had problems. I suspected a coil or two was bad by the apparrent misfire after spark testing all the coils two were bad and replaced, it ran better but still misses so i cleaned the maf checked for cracks on v...
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53U4Y
I need your help.I know that these Fords are terrible about DPFE sensors failing in trucks.Are they the same in vehicles. This has the original sensor (metal)and I was wondering if there were any other things that I should look for other than replacing the sen... Trouble codes: P1400

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1994 Ford F450 Super D 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FDLF47F7R
Thanks to all who replied, I rechecked all the basics oil viscosity and level, fuel screens, fuel pressure regulator housing screen, and spring. I was concerned about the fuel pressure dropping to 45PSI (specs state it should be 50-60PSI) so I changed th... Trouble codes: P1211 (ICP too high or too low).
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5145W
Thanks to all who replied! The majority of the answers were that the intake runner controls on this van should hold vacuum. I found a cheap source for these parts made by dorman. Available thru Rock Auto.com
1994 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L egr VIN: 2MELM75W4R
Thanks to all the replies that I recieved. It's hard when you come across a new type of vehicle that one is not familiar with and try to figure out the different ways that things are put together. I removed the throttle body elbow and found the 3 slots caroned...
1994 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4M2DV11W5R
Sorry for the delay in closing this mystery. The culprit remains at large. The customer decided to hold off on further diagnosis and repairs. Thankyou all for your abundance of knowlege and willingness to help. Unfortunately,we can't win them all.
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