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1995 Ford Escort 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FALP11JXS
I have a 95 Exscort 1.9. 3 ignition coils later, im posting on here. Something keeps frying the ignition coil. # 2 and # 3 cylinder not recieving spark, while 1 and 4 are. Everytime it is 2 and 3 that fry. Any suggestions on what to check next? Thanks in advan...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14N0S
Have here a 95 F150 5.0L Engine. Has what seems like a misfire, running rough at idle. Originally had Codes for IAC Valve Malfunction and MAF Sensor Malfunction. Replaced both parts, codes did not return but still has rough idle and very rich exhaust. We do ...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Battery lamp VIN: IFAFP383PY
I could really use some help on this one. I have a problem with the charging system on this focus. It came in with the battery light on complaint and flickering lights. When we checked the charging system with midtronics tester, it condemned the alternator, no...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNX21F61
Friends of the trade, I'm in a little over my head This being my first 7.3. Fortunatley the owner is more concerned with my not repalcing unneeded parts than he is in a hurry to get'er running. He also knows this is my first one and that I'm not that familiar ... Trouble codes: P0670
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L temp gauge VIN: 1FTRX17292
this f-150 is driving me crazy it runs hot according to the temp gauge but we installed aftermarket gauge and we saw that when oem gauge show hot it is not the scanner shows it hot as well we have replaced temp sensor in back of head on driver side is there a ...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTRF17283
new customer,starts o.k cold once hot stalls at idle idle loaps and spark knocks.replaced upper and center intake seals and bolts with only one change,set dtcs po171 po174.rechecked seals o.k.also checked balancer for damage or broken.please iatn fix my ride..... Trouble codes: P1131, P1151, P0171, P0174

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford Probe GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT22BOV
the help that i received was very useful but the parts are not made new any more from the dealer the customer took the car and is looking for used parts and he has not yet found them and it appears it will take a long time so i decided to close the request now...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Oil Pressure Problem VIN: 1FTDX1867V
I never really found out what was wrong and causing the oil pressure drop out. I ended up putting a new engine in the vehicle. When I took the oil pan of the original engine there was quite a bit of metal in the pan. Did not look like bearing metal but actual...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP36P92
HI again everyone. Thanks to all that helped out. Out of the 14 replies. all most all said to ckeck PCV hose. Took hose right off and sure enough there was a hole. Also recleaned MASS air with a Q tip and got more dirt off it. Works great now. Many thanks ag... Trouble codes: P0171.
2003 Ford Excursion XLT 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMSU41P73
First off I'd like to thank everyone who took the time to address my problem. Every reply was helpful. Now for the story. I removed the MAF and cleaned it, reinstalled, test drive and immediately got MAF code and was hearing noises. Got out and wiggled connect... Trouble codes: P0102 (maf), P0341 (cmp), P0402 (egr), P0404 (egr), P0405 (egr).
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FTPW14534
thanks for all the help replies i recieved, it tured out the ecm ground driver for the relay shorted out customer declined to replace computor at this time. again thanks for the help.
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Ride Control VIN: 1LNFM91V7W
both front air bags fixed the car thanks for all the advice.
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