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1993 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDKF37H2P
Help!!! lol. Engine seems like it has a fuel problem. If I instantly go to WOT, it cuts out and almost shuts down. If I slowly give it gas its fine up to about .25% and then it does the same thing. Fuel pressure goes to about 38psi, fire is at the plugs and TP...
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L fuel filter light on VIN: 1FDKE30F2T
This vehicle has a fuel filter light on which was not on until the fuel filter and glow plugs were replaced.Everything is hooked up that I can see.
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18L2V
the codes will set on a short test drive. idles perfect. Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2)
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L no second gear VIN: 1FTHX26F0V
Have a 97 Ford F250 with E4OD in it. Cust lost second gear, took it to a local shop that said trans needed rebuilt. He pulled it out, and brought it to me to bench. Rebuilt with Transgo and stock clutches, no problems found internal with hard parts. Intermedi...
2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L no start VIN: 3FAKP118YR
vehicle was towed in for a motor swap never heard old motor run they said the timing belt broke and had bent valves customer had motor delivered thought it would be simple but after install had no spark no fuel checked all basics all fuses no wires pinched won...
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSE35L61
hi ford guys need help with this one. i do have a code for misfire on #1 cyl. replaced coil and plug, still misfiring tested with noid and injector is staying open dumping fuel. i haven't seen many of these. any help would be appreciated.
2002 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FTZR15E42
truck came in with no 4x4 scanner shows c1728 &c1729, replaced the 4x4 motor & the 4x4 control module, the switch is ok but the 4x4 lights don't light up. anybody familire with these ranger 4x4 systems? any suggestions would be great. thanks in advance
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU67K14
hello i am stuck on this one any help will be appriciated vehicle came in for rough idle found plugs worn and heavy carbon build up so replaced plugs and did induction injection seemed to be better now back with a rough idle and fuel trims out the fuel trims a...
2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMSU45P24
Greeting to everyone here, I have this truck that starts and runs fine for about 15 seconds then stalls (smokes and slowly looses power till it stalls). We created this problem by trying to clean out the intake/egr passage with TOP eng cleaner sprayed into in...
2004 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24LX4
Hi thanks for reading my post. This is a cable company van that stays on the road 7 days a week. Driver states that after he fills up fuel tank vehicle will run rough, stall etc. He can then shut off van loosen then retighten gas cap and van will run fine. Doe...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L fuel leak VIN: 1FTSW21PX5
Hello fellow diesel techs.Thanks for checking this one out.Truck came in this morning with a fuel leak between engine and trans.Have inspected primary and secondary filter housings and lines and all connections are tight.Can see plugs at back of cyl. heads tha...
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM82W9Y
I have this 2000 Lincoln Towncar that ahs been to 4 shops. The problem is, between 75-80km/hr under slight accel the thing starts to buck and shake. No codes. Things that have been done(by other shops) New plugs and coils(all 8) Fuel injectors bench tested for...

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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP653XX
You guys are the best. Sure enough I took off the timing cover and the timing belt was in 3 pieces.I was very suprised the car was still running. What happened the lower idler pulley fell apart and was cutting up the timing belt.One of the cams jumped. You guy... Trouble codes: P0340.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FTPX14564
Thanks everybody for your prompt and helpful replies. To summarize your input; turn over engine to blow out the porcelain, procure porcelain pushing tools from Ford Mac or Snap-On to push the porcelain into the shield, remove the cab for better access, grind ...
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