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1997 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14X8U
Hello Everyone, need help.Check engine light on 1 month ago. Came in with codes PO171 & PO174 RUNS GREAT NO COMPLANTS EXCEPT CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON.. Test drove with codes cleared for 20 miles the codes have no reset so for. I am showing LONG TERM FUEL TRIM 1 -... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Differential VIN: 1FMZU73E51
thanks in advance for the help, (this all started after owner pulled his wife's truck out of a snow bank) driving truck in auto4x4 it feels fine but in 4wheel high on turns it feels like a broken ring gear in front differental. check 4wd controller for troble ...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L wheel VIN: 1FTSS34PS6
hello all need some help here got the pleasure to work on a 2006 econoline 350 diesel van 2wd the company driver is complaining of the steering wheel not returning to center after a turn and is scared if driving it till its fixed .so i get van and verify the p...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L tcc VIN: 1LNHM97V3X
car came in with cold start stall whenput in gear forward or reverse. checked with scan tool had high iac % when gets fully warmed up idles ok in gear.car also surges when taking off from dead syop till you et to 10 mph

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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14Y8K
Thanks to everyone for your replies,after further diagnostics were performed I found no.3 injector bad but this wasn't the only problem. Also found the intake gasket damaged at the bottom of the intake. This is a hard area to get to also.I used propane with a ... Trouble codes: 22 (map sensor input is out of selftest range), 63 (tp sensor input is less than selftest minimum), 33 (egr is not opening).
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Clutch VIN: 1FTNW21F1X
Thanks for all of the replies. The problem I found was that some of the pins/rivets that hold the Diaphram Spring to the Pressd Steel Cover were loose. This was not noticable when the Pressure Plate was removed from the Flywheel. This would put pressre on the ...
2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FACP73WXP
thank you all for your input, however, everything that has been replied to the posting, we have done & tried with no results. at this point, customer said he will drive vehicle with light on since it is not affecting the driveability of the car.
2003 Ford Focus ZTS 2.3L start system VIN: 1FAFP38373
The Focus RUNS, after looking at all the replies I took the Focus to our local locksmith and he reprogrammed the car to accept the NEW REPLACEMENT KEY and it started right up. It sure is great to have such a great group of technicans to consult with abou...
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V5Y
Sorry it took so long, but the customer took some time to decide if to repair the engine and then it took a few days to get the gasket set. The customer picked it up on Friday, we finished it on Wednesday and I drove it Wednesday and Thursday both from cold c... Trouble codes: P0174 (System lean bank 2).
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A23
Thank You very much for such a fast responce. I never could have thought by replacing all the coils would fix this car. thanks again for all your help. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0305, P0304, P0354, P0355.
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