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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPS24LOX
We got this van in with the mil light on the code was a po1626. so we replaced the DPFE. we reset the light and thin a couple days later it came back with the same code. so i got a dpfe from the dealer this time with hoses and we cleaned the metal lines that r... Trouble codes: P1626
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L trunk release VIN: 1FAFP33P21
Trunk does not open from switch on dash, even when jumpered to ground. No power to latch, works when jumpered to battery voltage. Suspect anti-theft/central locking module or power to it, but no experience with it, hoping some one does. Thanks in advance.
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L daytime running lights headlights VIN: 2FMZA51421
I Couldnt install an aftermarket daytime running light kit because Fords newer wiring scheme uses the FEM module to control headlights. I discovered that splicing pins 5 and 7 together on the back of the headlight switch enables the daytime running light featu...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNXZ1F21
pulled in truck as a no start. will start but goes dead immediately. checked for codes and found a 1274 and a 0261. i replaced the uvc harnesses and the gaskets. i still have a start and immediate stall. i did a buzz test and i have a p0261. i have checked the... Trouble codes: P0261 (low circuit grounded from idm)
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34303
vehicle has intermitent hesatation and now misfire. hesatation first noticed at cruise speed durning downshift. stubbling and misfire noticed at latter date when coming off idle speed. Code p0004 pressure module was found under KOER test but can not find discr... Trouble codes: P0191, P2196, P0300
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSN31PX3
Unfortunately this is my own truck.Has been good till now,wife was pulling horse trailer when it stalled on hill.Acted like it ran out of fuel,ran out of power and then would only idle and then quit completly.Towed home and it started and ran fine -long enough... Trouble codes: 2290 (low icp pressure)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14504
hello group having big problems with this f150,came in for missfire during cruise mostly from 40 mph to 55 mph. test drove to verify yep it misses very bad ses flashes looses power. pulled codes po304 and po354, replaced coil and pcm sent truck to dealer for r... Trouble codes: P.0.3, P.0.3
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L66
vehicle came back with same cop bad. visablly burnt on top. suspect bad cop and replaced again along with new spark plug. drove for about 100 miles and back again! replaced with one from another supplier. drove about another 100 miles and back again with notic... Trouble codes: P0355
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L06
Van cam in 3 weeks ago for a MIL and running rough condition. Only code in the system was a P0353 (ignition coil 'c' pri/sec circuit fault) Looked up mode six information and found cylinder #3 had a few counts. replaced that coil and miss fire was gone. Toda... Trouble codes: P0060, P0353
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L door ajar light VIN: 4M2DU86W84
i have a real problem and the best part of it its my own vehicle when i shut the doors any door the door ajar light stays on but if you turn the dimmer switch all the way down to off and back on the door ajar lights in the car will go off until the door is ope...

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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEX15N2S
Thanks to all who replied. The simple thing on this truck was the oxygen sensor. Showed irratic movement after watching it for a while, replaced it and problem fixed.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP58U8Y
Ok, the customer traded this vehicle in. I did however find one problem. PCV was stopped up. This did present it self with oil in the air horn. Replaced the pcv valve and I never did get it to act up. Wish I had more info for all of you but that is it
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Cluster VIN: 1FTNW21P84
Wow, all 5 replies said this was a very common, and apparently it is. The wire for the overdrive switch was shorting out on column. I can't believe I have never ran into this problem before. Well now I know. Thanks so much again. This site is the best. Sa...
2005 Lincoln LS Luxury 3.0L climate control VIN: ILNHM86SX5
Sorry it took so long, we located a good used climate controller. Installed the used controller and then had power to the heater control valve, Instantly it was apparent that the car was fixed!!1 Thanks for your help, Iatn is amazing, makes our tough day alitt...
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