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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFTEX15N8N
can not acsess self test on scanner koeo or koer any one ever run into this before the check engine light does come on when key is turned on then when engine starts lite is back on but can not comunicate to gather any codes
1996 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FALP74W2T
no coil driver pulse to left hand coil cyls. #2 and #8 also no injector driver for same Cyls. Trouble codes: P0354
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6631X
This car came in with the P0190 code. Checked the Fuel rail pressure sensor, it ohmed out as a bad part. Replaced and about 3 miles up the road the code is back. The new sensor test out good. Also repalced the fuel filter and fixed a faulty VCT sensor. I am no... Trouble codes: P0190 (Fuel Pressure sensor circuit)
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire, VIN: 1FTZX17261
Hey Guys, this one has me, I read every single post related to this truck. It came in with Cyl. 1 and 5 missfire, I verified the actual miss, we then replaced the ciol pac, plugs and wires, and did a fuel induction service the truck ran great no miss. It came ... Trouble codes: P0301 (p0305-), P0305
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L dash alternator VIN: 1FTNX20L63
hey guys. been awhile but got a problem now. this is a 2003 f250 super duty 2 wheel drive, this is a strippo truck. a work truck, has a/c but no cruise, no power windows or locks, rubber floor no carpet, you get the picture. this truck will blow fuse number 45...
2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52235
vehicle came in with the following complaint: "came home last night and the car was lurching, no check engine light on, tach bounced and vehicle died once." started vehicle this morning, noticed rough idle and check engine light on solid. vehicle stalled and r... Trouble codes: P0106, P1336, P2195, P2197
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2MEFM75W0Y
car came in to shop for state insp, trac light on and skips and stalls under load.can duplicate in shop . trac light comes on right before misfire happens, no codes,temp light comes on at times and goes back out do not have exp with fords.not shure what to loo...

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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX25M7J
I got plenty of help from ya'll on this one. Especially from Jeff from Conn. and Bob from Georgia! These 2 guys had very good explanations on what to look for and how to fiqure it out.Unfortunately Skippy isn't motivated enough to diagnose his own vehicle and ...
1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, black smoke VIN: 1FTEF14N3L
Thank you for all of your repiles. It turned out to be the saftey neut. switch. all of test turned out good.
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34X7R
Well I have finally fixed it . after doing repairs I had diconnected batt and dead head computer and drove it about 5 mile and it still had problem and no codes so one of the other techs wasn't doing anything so i told him to drive it for awhile when he return...
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L Battery VIN: 1FAFP4049X
Thanks to those who replied. Heres the Readers Digest version. The feedback problem was from pinched wires in CCRM circuits #361-pin 12[PCM power] and #238-pin 5[Fuel pump power]. I was able to isolate the short by unplugging connector #200 at the right kick p...
1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FBSS31L2X
Every reply said to replace the IAC, so, I can take a hint. Replaced the IAC and sent it down the road. So far so good. Thanks for the help.
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FTPX12524
Thanks to all of you that took the time to help. I had a couple of great ideas.The morning after I posted my help request, I got a phone call from Mike at Lisle tool corp. Mike sent me a prototype tool that actualy pushes the porcelin down to a predetermined d...
2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FMFU18L34
You guys are awsome. you all know your chit. It has to have a quality Altenator. That turned out the battery light. Installed a motorcraft from the dealer. check replies there all great. When I replaced the pcm, I used the ford ids system. when it told me ...
1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM6532V
Thanks for all the help sometime you have a tech on a car , and they assure you that they have crossed all the t's and dotted all the i's... But come to find out the harness replaced at the crank sensor the wires were reversed causing the no start condition.. ...
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