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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L PCM - Maxi fuse #2 VIN: 4M2DU55P5V
The EVAP canister bracket above the spare tire had rotted out, allowing the solenoid wires to rub between the rim and frame. Everytime the vehicle tried to run a purge or test is when the fuse would blow.. thanks to all the great tips!, Now to go replace a...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX1727W
Hi iATN, thanks again for the suggestions that I received. After further testing I found that the IMRC solenoid was intermittently faulty. It was the bank 2 IMRC solenoid that failed. Because this problem has not caused the customer any noticeable driveability... Trouble codes: P1538 (IMRC Bank 2 Stuck Open).
1998 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L no power VIN: 1FAFP54N0W
This one is fixed and like Jay from Ontario said, the 02 holes just weren't big enough for this engine to run right. I pulled the exhaust down and ran it with the vacuum gauge hooked up and al is well. I will be getting new cats Tuesday and hopefully this wi...
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