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1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP42X2T
This car was a nightmare, but is DONE! A new Ford HO2S fixed the lean code, fuel trims are near zero, yay. Found out that 20% TPS is normal at idle. Found that the rough idle was caused by the EVR being energized , opening the EGR. But why is it energized? Per... Trouble codes: P1409 (EGR EVR circuit malfunction), P1151 (bank 2 correcting for lean condition).
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3FAFP11381
Thanks for all the help, after going over everything again, put another PCM in and its still out there. I would find a better place to put a PCM than under the drink holder.
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55263
ok this car does have that misfire strategy,it will cycle on and off to try to get the cylinder to come back to life. i took a compression test and leak down, the exhaust vavle was the culprit. this one took me to school. thanks for all your help guys Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire).
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L steering wheel VIN: 1FTSX31P63
WELL WE FOUND THE CULPRIT. AS MANY SAID CHECK TIRES AND PRESSURE WHICH WEE ALREADY DID, AND WE WERE 100% SURE IT HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH TIRES. THE ONE THING WE NEVER DID WAS PUT IT IN 4X4 AND ONCE WE DID WE HAD THE VIOLENT SHAKE ALWAYS. CHECKED U JOINTS IN AXL...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14585
Thank you to the 5 techs who responded, Frank,Sean,Long,Kent,Indir.The injector for #1 cylinder was leaking badly , Ford denied any warrenty liability for injectors and engine damage.Customer denied any desire to pay anything over cost for an engine , and I de... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175 (po300-), P0300, P0316.
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L lack of vent flow VIN: 2FAFP74W56
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this. The fix was replacing the HVAC control head/controller that has the buttons the customer pushes to select what they want. This vehicle had electronic climate control, but had mostly old school vacuum servos to ...
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