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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5143T
this van came in because the check engine light was on. the customer says they can drive it forever and it runs great. however, when they shut it off and let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes it idles rough and wants to stall. it had dtc p0171 and p0174. both codes ... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean)
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Problem started as a misfire,Scanned got code p0305 cyl. 5 misfire,replaced plugs,wires.Problem still there same code.Replaced cyl 5 injector and downstream o2 sensors and cleaned intake with cleaner threw vacum.After that erased codes and reran now got a code... Trouble codes: P0305, P0300
2003 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FBSS31S83
As always thanks in advance. The transmission will not upshift unless ease-off on gas pedal, on every gear. But, on slow, light acceleration the transmission shifts normally. I've checked codes, and scanner readings indicate that 1st gear shifts to 3rd sometim...
2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP40493
Vehicle misses slightly when cold. misses and runs very poor hot.
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14515
after completing the tune found that the root cause of symptoms was due to collapsed timing chain tensioner so replaced the whole set now on decel warm engine runs rough and nearly stalls set p0022 cam erro on left side ranges from +60 to -40 rt side +2 to -3c... Trouble codes: P0022
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW31P56
the following has been completed by a local ford dealer a new ipr and a icp sensor replaced . the symptomn that happens is as follows truck starts and runs fine shut off hot no restart monitor icp less than 40psi cranking ipr % is 65 i have checked for leaks a...

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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FAKP1131Y
okay first of all thanks to all that replied. i came to work this morning with a clear mind. First I retimed the vehicle using the bar and the peg ( had to grind the peg and remove the cooling fan to get it in). that made no difference in the way the vehicle...
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L radio back light VIN: 1LNHM82W9Y
only received 1 useful response from steve. customer has not brought car back as of yet, we work on this car 2-3 times a year & will see it again. steve's response if there is not a wire in pin 1-which there is not power for back light most likely coming from ...
2004 Mercury Monterey 4.2L Misfire VIN: 2MRDA20224
Good Morning and Thanks to all who offered help. A number of people(Richard, Bob & Kent) described EGR passages that tend to clog up in this engine which sends all the egr to one cylinder thereby diluting the charge. While that was certainly possible I don't b... Trouble codes: P0171.
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