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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTDF15H2M
Truck came in with complaint about dying tried many times to duplicate complaint no luck Tried again late yesterday started truck let idle 10 min then tried to get truck to die (apply brake and pull into drive no foot on gas pedal) as soon as I did this truc...
1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMEU15N3R
hello fellow techs i am a gm tech helping a friend with a veh he bought from the county.clean truck.runs rough on cold star-up and stalls w/o putting foot on the gas pedal.runs great after warm-up(aprox 5 minutes). preliminary checks not showing anything obvio...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L High Exhaust Temp VIN: 1FTNX21F7X
This is my Son's truck. The Main concern is High Exh. Temp. under a load. He says he needs to back off the accelerator most of the time he's pulling a medium grade even when he's being conservative with the accelerator. He has a Banks performace device that pl... Trouble codes: P0605 (Internal PCM error), P0476 (Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Performance), P1249 (Turbo Waste Gate Performance)
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L 1,2,3,4, switched relays VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Customer came in with a battery drain after 6-8 hours. No code in any modules. Found switched system power relays 1, 2, 3, and 4 are hot with the key off...traced to grounding circuit from rear electronic module. by unplugging harness from module that supplied...
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Left rear wheel VIN: 1FTPW12535
Have four (4) new tires replaced original OEM tires due to normal tread wear @ 54,000 miles. The new left rear tire has noticeable vibration at 55 MPH, smooths out and disappears both below and above this road speed. All four tires have correct pressure and si...
1992 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L oil pressure VIN: 1MECM5848N
This car has NO oil pressure. The light is on and the lifters are rattling badly. I took off the oil pump; looks fine. I wanted to replace the relief valve, but that is a 5 hour job including removing the timing cover. The customer doesn't want to spend that m...

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1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FTEE14N7L
Well, first off I want to thank all that replied. Many great suggestions, which all led to the final result of this van being fixed. My business is more of a maintenance and service business, as I am mobile. I took this van on for a neighbor, and got a great e...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMYU22X4W
Hello everyone and thanks for the input from all. As Bob and Robert both said, some scanners, especially on generic OBD2 will give some oddball data on some of these. I used my snap on scanner and entered it specific for this ford and got correct info out of...
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