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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP6537S
hello 95 2.0 auto here. Swapped out trans and I finally got it running but it runs rough and wants to stall out. Feels like its getting to much fuel because I can feel it getting in my eyes when I'm leaning over the motor. I believe I am am getting a tp code 1... Trouble codes: 167 (insufficient throttle position change during dynamic reponse test)
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L theft light VIN: 2FTZX1723X
Hi, got this f-150 change de dash because the fuel cut off switch burn so burn the dash and now the theft light is on and truck run find the battery was unplug for a week same cluster fuses all good cannot go in the pats system with my genesis scanner did some...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L headlights VIN: 1FTRW08L82
customer complained of head lights not turning off, found #6 fuse in underhood junction block blown replaced fuse , blows when getting to marker light click on switch removed all bulbs (none work) does not look like truck has been in an accident but i am getti...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31L04
I am working on this one over the phone.I know it's impossible but here goes: Customer replaced the under valve cover harness on both sides and the glow plug relay due to engine miss and hard start when cold.He says it was hard to start after repair but it sta...

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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMPU16LX1
Still looking for a 2000 or 2001 engine. Evidently the basic short block will fit from 97-03 but there were so many external component and cylinder head/manifold changes between 01 and 02 that Ford says it's impractical to try and use a complete engine from an...
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L11
Thanks to everyone who helped me. I removed right bank injectors and cleaned the inlet ports. Re-ran the motovac with a higher solution in it and so far ok...thanks john Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean).
2007 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45S86
thanks for all the replies, turns out direct cause of the mil light was the k and n filter. oil had contaminated maf sensor creating rich condition. i cleaned maf sensor, replaced air filter with oem reset pcm and road tested monitorung o2 sensors, both switch... Trouble codes: P2195, P2197.
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Engine VIN: 2MEFM75W7X
Thanks to all 20 techs who responded. Several responses indicated that a bent rod was likely from being hydrolocked. The plastic manifold has many leak problems and was subject to a silent recall by Ford. Ford has service bulletins for the condition of the hea...
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