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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTEE14Y1R
the problem is the vehicle randomly misfire at idle and under slight load but never is a dead misfire. i can see a lot of hash on the pip signal and the waves are not clipped showing ecm timing control. if i unplug the map (not tps or any other sensor) the has...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L check engine lite VIN: 1FMDU32E9V
this one came in for stalling, found idle air control valve had failed also had p705 code which didnt seem relevant. i replaced the idle air control and cleared the code, the check engine lite came back on after about 2 miles although idle seemed ok and no sta...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF1869V
This is my first time asking for help so if I have left anything out please let me know. So here we go.Same code p0442 repaired 3 months ago by replacing fuel cap. I suspect possibly the customer left the fuel cap loose this time but it was tight when we check... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak detected)
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X3W
the truck came in with a code p0453 we found a bad pressure sensor and replaced it the truck came back a few days later with the same code so we retested it and could induce a reverse voltage so the trouble tree said to replace the pcm we tested all wiring fro... Trouble codes: P0453
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF47F9Y
Hey Powerstroke guys! I need some help. I have this truck here that A: Wont start, and B: after you get it started with ether (I know, don't tell me not too), it immediately pressurizes the fuel system to the point that it blows the lid off of the fuel filter....
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP33P8Y
vehicle came in with customer complaint of lack of power intermittently. cutomer had plugs, plug wires and ignition coil replaced. we verified complaint and vehicle act's like retarded ignition or cam timing. checked fuel psi- ok, checked for restricted exhaus... Trouble codes: P0351 (ign coil pimary circut fault), P0460 (fuel level sensor circuit fault), P0171 (system too lean bank 1)
2004 Mercury Sable 3.0L information center
when your driving and you use the dimmer switch the radio blinks very slightly and the miles per gallon reading goes back to zero.the compass also shows no reading @ this time.eventually it all comes back in it a bad switch,module, or wiring somewhere?...

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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L flid reservoir VIN: 1N6AA07A94
well i have to thank every one out there for helping me with this car,it turned out to be (i think) the rack and pinion,this unit is in deed leaking oil from the side seals inside the dust boots,after checking this car over again and spending a lot of time wit...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L cruise,horn VIN: 1FTRW08L52
Well another one fixed thanks to IATN. A special thanks to Long from Texas who took the time to give me some detailed testing which found the cruise servo to be bad, Wade also had this right but I didn't get his e-mail till I was finished installing a new ser...
1994 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1LNLM9849R
Thanks for the help. Most replies said the blower speed control module was bad, and it was. This is a module, not just a resistor board, not sure if I was clear on that. Harold from Florida got me on the right track. Here's how to diagnose- KOEO, in 'automatic...
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