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1986 Ford F-150 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTDF15N5G
top of the day fellow techs.this ford pickup came in with a engine miss and lack of power.we done an engine tune up on it with the standard products plugs,wires,cap and rotor.that seemed to clear up the engine miss and lack of power.but we still have a problem...
1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDEE14H2S
This van came in for hesitation and bogs when you accelerate.It doesnt happen all the time.If you accel easy it happens and some time dies out.Has new plugs.Checked wires and found wire arcing and replaced all the wires , cap and rotor as well,no change.When y...
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Misfire
After the previous repairs we went after the misfires. We had misfires on #8 and #4. #8 was fixed by repairing a bad connector at the coil. #4 is where our problem lies. The problem is in the injector. There is a good power supply at all times and the computer... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
1998 Ford F-250 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FTRX27L2W
Good morning! I have completed an engine swap on a 1998 F250 with a 5.4L engine. Truck came in with oil pressure issues and apon inspection found that the oil pick up tube was stopped up with timing chain guide material and engine suffered damage. At this poin...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTPE24L0X
hello out there would like some help with this one, this van misses under a load in bay missfire on #1#3, check coils and plugs good also tested comp. on 1 and 3 150psi on both also have bank one sensor one lean codes and rich codes, scoped o2 sensor it was re...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F41
This powerstroke will intermittantly run very rough at startup. If you cycle the key it will usually clear up and run fine. I had to drive it for a week before it acted up. When it acts up it will set code P0261. We have replaced the IDM with a factory reman ... Trouble codes: P0261 (Injector 1 circuit low)
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, no crank VIN: 1FAFP55U82
Vehicle towed in. No crank. Dash lights lighing up. Customer states they heard a pop noise while driving and engine shut off. Tried to restart and a no crank condition is present. Scanned for codes and could not communicate with two scan tools. Checked for vol... Trouble codes: XXX
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24272
Has any one run in to a code p0602. pcm has not been changed. This code cleared and returns right away.I Have ngs With fsf card Flash cable 007-00531 not sure. O what to do. Maybe new pcm? help Thank you. Trouble codes: P0602
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L insufficient power VIN: 1FDWF36P43
I'm working on a 6.0 diesel that the complaint is that it has a hard passing people on the freeway. This is a fleet vehicle that I service regularly and we have been trying to address this issue for a month now. Basically it boosts but not as much as it should... Trouble codes: P0299
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56P94
truck was on a road call and started chugging and losing power, blowing black smoke. limped home spent last week on it doing tests and getting familiar with systems. fuel pressure check at water separator showed good at 80 psi(specs are 55-65) could not start ... Trouble codes: P006A (MAP mass or volume air flow), P0401, P132B (Turbocharger Boost), P1378 (Supply voltage circuit), P2290 (injection control pressure too low), P2617 (crank sensor circuit)
2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L wipers VIN: 1FMYU031X4
hello folks i have a dandy one here the wipers will come on by themselves while driving and customer states it seems to do it only when ac is on max i am unable to duplicate problem. could not find any tsb relating to this problem. alldata wiring diagram shows...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Evap temp VIN: 1FDNS24L84
This airport shuttle van came from another shop. The customer removed it from there because they couldn't fix it. Now it's my baby. It came in with 65lbs low side, and high side was banging between 245-325lbs. I began to remove refrigerant till the high side s...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L engine overheat VIN: 1FTNW21P04
Good morning. First I will say I am not a diesel guy and any help would be great. I have this 6.0L [...] that will overheat only with his travel trailer in tow. I can see that the cooling fan is working but only on low speed, when the temp starts to rise, and ...
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45P86
Ok this one has me puzzled. We have a contract with a local company in Washington DC and they have a fleet of over 900 6.0 diesel vehicles!!! Anyway this vehicle came into the shop cutting off. Scan for codes using Ford IDS, found no codes. Test drove vehicle ... Trouble codes: P0341
2007 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTPW12V97
Vehcile driven for no power & will not go over 40mph Had ses light & check transmision message on. Verify concern trans was in limp mode. codes p062c ( internal control module vehicle speed perf), p0720 ( oss sensor ckt fault) p0722 ( out shaft speed sensor...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L air bag light VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
I have a lincoln ls eating my lunch.Air bag light flashing,code b1994 for drivers side MNT ABG open ckt. Local ford dealer said bad clockspring.replaced clockspring code came back later that day. any help welcomed.thanks,chris

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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, white smoke VIN: 2FTJW36KXR
well thank you to all that sent me info. i found that the piston rings in the #6 cylinder were washed out but the customer didn't want to pay for the repair so i cannot confirm that was the only problem. thank you all for your help sorry i could get to the f...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: AFP53U8XC2
It's been a couple of weeks and the car hasn't come back, have to assume that the MIL light hasn't come back on. The key to identifing the problem seems to be knowing what a normal reading is on the pressure transducer signal wire. It's 'about' 2.5 volts wit... Trouble codes: P1450 (Cannot bleed up Evap System).
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMRE11L52
We had suspected a defective Pcm, after multiple hours of retracing our steps, and confirming no loss of inputs to the pcm, we determined the Pcm was not recognizing the crank sensor signal input. Ordered another Ford reman PCM( reman is the only option, n...
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Surge VIN: 2FMZA50674
Well we have been around and around with this one. A couple of solid tips received on this were making sure the egr ports where clean which we had done, checking operation of egr (had also done), checking iac and ports (again had already done). I really appre...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L drivers side VIN: 1LNHM86SX4
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