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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTNF20P53
Hello everyone. This 6.0 is driving my to the poor house. This truck initally came in no start. For low ICP pressure and traced it to a split IPR vavle oring. We replaced the IPC sensor and the IPR valve, changed the oil and filter and fuel filters. Started ri...
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZA54634
after replacing esm, i double checked for vac leaks and egr/esm leaking @vent hole on new vlave. my question is, is this a programed or alowable leak? or should i get another valve? i called dealer but could get a straight answer and part manufacture they were... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L courtesy lights VIN: 1FTPW14584
This vehicle has no dome light operation with the opening of all 4 doors. scan data shows the doors are never open always closed. dome lights operate manually with switch on dimmer. retrieved code u1950 cluster info indicates "data err" and outside temp reads ...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L MIL Lamp on, WRENCH ON DASH VIN: 1FTWX33P95
The owner of the truck started it up in the morning and the wrench light came on. when it went off the engine light came on and stayed on all day. the truck had no drivablity problems and the engine light went out. When i got the truck there was no engine ligh...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53225
Vech throws code P0714 at 72.9% load, ECT 176F, STFT B2/S1 -17.97. I'm thinking that this is a fuel related problem, as problem is only while driving under partial load. I checked the running battery voltage and system voltage is 14.45 across battery, I checke... Trouble codes: P0174 (System too lean bank 2), P2197 (Lack of HO2S21 Switch sensor indicates lean), P0316 (Misfire Detected on Startup First 1000 revolution)
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31PX6
Just started today. Customer called me first thing this morning. The first I've worked on the 6.0 has egr codes, when you first start out, tons of smoke. has no power, won't go down the street (we are in mountains so it is a slight hill) but it won't go. After... Trouble codes: P1335, P0404
2001 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM81WX1
Alright guys, i been workin on this car for bout a week now and its really stumping me. heres the thing. car came in with a P1401 code stated voltage too high and too low for EGR, so came up wit the EGR Soinoid. Replaced it and reset the monitors. Drove the c... Trouble codes: P1401 (EGR Valve Voltage too high and/or too low), P1400 (EGR Valve flow ineffc.)
2003 Mercury Marauder 4.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEHM75V23
wont set any misfire codes bad hesitation when first started

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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Starting VIN: 2FMZA5149X
Checked out wiring and grounds to the coil assembly. Turned out good. We then checked compression and found none BLOWN timing belt! Needs new engine! Thanks for the help.
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMZU34E4X
Thanks for your replies guys, I've ended up fitting a second hand valve body and it has fixed the problem cheers. Also the solenoids tested OK too, so there must have been a wierd problem in the valve body.
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDAX57PX3
called dealer & this truck has one month of warranty left!!! Thanks for the good info & talking w/the dealer, they agreed that it sounded like an egr problem. customer is going to take it to a ford truck dealer. again thanks for another good piece of info. ALB... Trouble codes: P2290.
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