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1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.8L Transmission VIN: 1FDEE14H9M
Ok transmission guys, This is my personal vehicle which I loaned to a family member (grin). It has the E4OD transmission in it which has never given me a problem until now. My brother-in-law was towing a trailer in overdrive and apparently overheated the tran...
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!!!
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15N2T
This is a fleet vehicle for a non-profit that is due for emissions. Driver brought the vehicle in with the MIL on. when I connected the scan tool it continually said that is was unable to establish a connection I have tried with 3 different scan tools from a g...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L1X
truck came in running horrible, after pin pointing 2 coils and 1 injector truck ran fine except at idle. after driving a while p0171 and 174 popped on. looked at o2 sensors on modis and both upstream sensors were pegged lean. decided to clean maf to see any di... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0174
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21F51
Mis fire happens at 1400-1500 rpm at 45-55 mph Contribution test shows #8 failing replaced three times with ford reman--- stills fails contibution test. Had at ford dealer and they could not find the problem. No smoke and or evidence of any fluid consumption. ...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Accessories VIN: 1GERT45678
Door locks intermittantly go nuts, locking and unlocking very fast. Interiour light does not come on,it can do it at idle or whilst driving. It also does it if the vehicle is parked in the garage keys out, had to pull fuse. Ran a seperate ground from masterswi...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP2SUA1
sorry about vin # the car left the shop before i could get it [ the 8th and 10th are correct ]. customer complaint of misfire / surge at idle. test drove and found some misfire counts in mode 6 on all cylinders. noticed the problem only ocurrs at idle in gear ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX20F21
ok,i'm banging my head on this one,as you can see i have p1271-p1275 high to low open cyl's 1-5,i have pulled the v/c's and visually confirmed the ucv harnesses are indeed plugged in,i have ohmed(several times)the entire engine harness from the IDM plug to the... Trouble codes: P1271 (high to low open cyl.1), P1272 (high to low open cyl.2), P1273 (high to low open cyl.3), P1274 (high to low open cyl.4), P1275 (high to low open cyl.5)
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L theft system VIN: 1FTRX18L22
thanks in advance for any help on this, cust complaint,goes out to get in truck cranks but no start theft light flashing. towwed in could not duplcate,this happens once more,had codes for pcm losing mem,still could not duplicate concern. have replaced inst clu...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Air Bag (RCM) VIN: 1FTPX17L42
Vehicle came in shop for air bag light on. I connected my snap on scanner to vehicle and could not communicate with the restraints control module(RCM). I tried an otc scanner and the IDS. No communication with scanner. Went on Mitchell and Oasis and performed ...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L master cyl VIN: 1FTRX18L62
brakes lock now loosen master cyl and brakes will unlock this truck is 4x4 w/ABS with lift and aftermarket brake lines check all the lines flush system again and no luck there is no codes in system for ABS any clues would helpful
2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP56U87
Vehicle will start after a cold soak and stall twice within 30 seconds of initial start. It is an abrupt stall like the PCM looses power. The theft light in the dash will illuminate half a second before the stall. checked connections to PCM, main and engine gr... Trouble codes: P0316 (Misfire Detected on Startup), B1601 (PATS code recieved incorrect)
2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Control Circuits VIN: 1L1FM81WXX
The vehicle is a Lincoln Town Car converted to a Limo. The AC system cuts out at an idle after about 20 minutes. It appears to be unaffected on the road. The low pressure cycling switch checks out okay. The System is very stable when working even though the co...
2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Control Circuits VIN: 1L1FM81WXX
The vehicle is a Lincoln Town Car converted to a Limo. The AC system cuts out at an idle after about 20 minutes. It appears to be unaffected on the road. The low pressure cycling switch checks out okay. The System is very stable when working even though the co...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L ac VIN: 1L1FM81W91
totally lost here. Limo came in not blowing cold. determined the compressor was bad. replaced the compressor, condensor, orfice tube, accumulator, both rear expansion valves, both electric vavles, flushed all three evaporators and all lines. Vacumed system and...
2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Unknown VIN: 5LMEU88H95
hey guys im lost also this is my personal car have had it cents new, problem started 2 years ago, will not cool at idle cursing it will freeze you out,come to a stop and bam loop warm low side pressuers 38 @ idle high side 200 idle, can not find no problem wit...

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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L code stored in pcm VIN: 1FTEX15H5S
Thank you all so much for the info and the test to see if the ecm recieved signal worked great. I found that the ecm was recieving power signal but then got intermittent grounding due to faulty pump. Customer did not repair vehicle at this time. Truck runs gr... Trouble codes: 542 (fuel pump circuit open - ECA to ground).
1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L extended start VIN: 1FAFP42X1W
thanks everyone replaced fuel pump and it fixed problem
2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L A/C control head VIN: 1FMSU45P94
replaced control head and problem is gone so far thanks for all the help
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FTWX33PX6
kip gets the prize. we found two problems. first was a destroyed cat. the second was a badly worn unison ring and pin. with a new turbo and the cat cut out we now see good boost. my personal judgement is that the plugged cat caused the vairable vanes to fight ... Trouble codes: P2262.
1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM82W6X
This ones fixed, thanks to your guys help. What we found was there was no power to the PCM and just as you guys said the PATS system will not allow a start. Tim and other guys made it clear on that and also 98-02 Town cars will crank with a PATS failure but 0...
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