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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP6530V
will not start replace coil pkg,test and replace cam and crank sensor and computer ecm and try remove cat/conv next is engine harness what can i check besides ing switch.timming belt is fine all marks line fine ///
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on, lean VIN: 2FMZA5147W
came in for this code and the ones for IMRC inop. Found both actuators to be bad, replaced them and the intake upper and lower gaskets. thought we had it but it is back after a month with P0171. This seems to occur ONLY at idle when the engine will consistenet... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank one)
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L vehicle speed sensor VIN: 3FAFP15P1X
replaced vehicle speed sensor code is gone but speedometer not working any ideas
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Lack of power VIN: 1FDAF57SXY
AAARRRRGGGHHHHH!!! This took up my Saturday--OPENING DAY of fishing season!!! Heres the deal. Customer complains of lack of power, rough idle, NO ses light on. No problem, its a Ford. Checked codes anyway, pending for P0171, 174, of course. Checked Map/Baro PI...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21L13
We checked all coil outputs 30,000 volts-no problem.All plugs are good and gapped properly.Checked all injectors resistance all 14.0 to 15.2 ohms. Fuel trims normal 5-7 % long term both banks.This vehicle does not have misfire counters and has not set a misfir...

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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW36F3T
Good Day All!! With all 12 replies(you guys rock) I have fixed another one. I went after the injector code by pulling the right valve cover and bingo, front connector was fried. I checked the glow plugs and only had 1 good one so I pulled the other cover off a... Trouble codes: P0261, P1298.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Remote Start VIN: 1FTPX14594
Sorry for taking so long to close this request. The customer is going to have us fix the problem at some point, but he's not as concerned about the remote start feature now that the weather has gotten better. Everyone had really good suggestions, and most of y...
2007 Ford E-150 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE14W47
Thanks to all. I check all the evap hoses and passages and find nothing restricted I even dropped the tank and it's all good.O ne of you guys said that the pressure sensor is between the tank hose and canister and I seen that but the problem is the dealer said... Trouble codes: P0451 (evap emission pressure sensor).
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Starter circuit VIN: 1LNLM91V4V
I did numerous repairs one of which fixed the intermittent no start. Replaced starter motor, both battery terminals, cleaned contacts for connector going to trans. selector sw.(Park/Neutral), cleaned contacts for connector going to "S" terminal under the fuse...
2000 Mercury Villager 3.3L No heat VIN: 4M2XV11T8Y
Thank you all very much who responded to my concern. I located the bleed bolt and what a tough spot that is to get to, the Mitchell web site did a poor job of showing where the bolt was actually at. Thank you too Pedro [...] for describing where it was at an...
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