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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FALP4444R
hey guys, have a 1994 mustang w/ 5 speed manual trans & 3.8l engine. car brought to shop by the owner of the local parts house. he stated he wanted us to replace the fuel pressure regulator. we brought the car in and checked the regulator and found it to be f...
1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FBJ531HXR
this van is haunting us, cant seem to find a problem with any systems that would cause our issue... all seems to be working ok but still has a idle miss and a surge with a little spark knock.. any help would be great!!!
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14A4R
This vehicle has a re occuring code 214, will not pass smog, and only runs rough at idle. All my research and testing points to cam sensor, crank sensor, ign. module. The testing procedures I have seen all require a break out box. I do not have access to a bre... Trouble codes: 214 (Cylinder I.D. Circuit Failure)
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L no power when cold VIN: 1FDKE30FXS
has no power when cold warm up it run good glow plug check good. ipr is only 9 to 17% cold. ipr 5 to 30% is all i can get when hot. turbo is reading 29 psi hot and cool it's 17 psi at full throttle. motor got to warm up above 1/4 way and it go to running good....
1996 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMEU15H4T
So, we have this Bronco that runs great when hot. The customer complained that when the vehicle is cold, it stalls multiple times and wont idle. After stalling about 5-8 times it will idle high but as soon as you touch the throttle it stalls immediately. As it...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L ride height VIN: 1ZVFT82H35
I know wrong VIN. I didnt get a chance to grab it, waiter. Vehicle came in with the rear suspension slamed down. Had power at the air compressor relay, was able to jump the compressor relay and got the pump to turn on and was able to build pressure at the fron...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW32F3Y
Thanks for reading my posts guys. Customer brought this truck in on the hook for horrible idle, and shutting off. After doing some look into it, found a code for IDM Fault. Tested and replaced the injector drive module. Started the truck up after clearing code... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal Module Control KAM Error)
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L cruise VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
Cruise control will stop holding speed intermittently, previous found brake light switch would de activate cruise if hit bump etc, replaced switch with updated part, worked fine for awhile now when cruise quits light on dash is still on showing cruise is still...
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L AC compressor VIN: 1FMZK06155
We and csk pro shop fix have to come to an end with diagnostics. I receive no ac signal to ground pin from pcm AC clutch will apply at relay. Ac pressures are normal any Ideas
1998 Mercury Villager LS 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4M222ZVVVV
van runs bad hot under load i verified that ignition is cutting out with timing light off the coil wire,if i hook my vantage up to the trigger at the power transister[module] and i verified that i am getting a really skewed signal from the pcm and im not sure ... Trouble codes: P0300

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FBJS31HXR
we put ascope on and found that the stator signal to the icm signal was irratic and had alot of noise... re replaced the stator and didnt fix the problem. i will be reposting our progrss if we cant come up with a solution thanx for your help
2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Noise VIN: 1FMDU64K14
Okay, I did find the rattle noise.Beleive it or not it was inside the vehicle. There is a plastic panel behind the mirror, mounted on the inside rooftop that houses the interior light, rear fan controls and the sliding moon roof controls. The retainer that thi...
2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L 2-1 VIN: 1FMEU75876
Almost everyone said to send the customer to a dealer and have it reprogrammed. This is what I told him to do. He said he has not had time to do it yet. When he does I will let everyone know. Thanks for all the good info. Joe
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LMNHM87A9
mode 6 data is a great thing. 3 coils later plus 1 bad new in the box problem solved Trouble codes: P0320.
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L compressor VIN: 5LMFU28R04
This one is fixed,thanks for all the replies.Ended up putting a compressor on.After charging system through the high side with out the vehicle running of course,the pressures are now 32psi,150psi.Duct temp is [...].I had plenty of airflow through the conde...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Stall VIN: 4M2ZU86W42
The replies we received mostly pointed to mass air flow sensors, cam & crank sensors and a couple mentioned pcm recalibration. As we were testing the vehicle we were able to catch a pending code trigger, the check engine light still didn't come on, and it didn...
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