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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Battery VIN: 2FMZA504XY
Battery goes dead. I have a 380mA draw on battery that drops 140mA each when I pull the fuses for Switched System Power Relays 3 and 4. Draw will not change, I let sit for over a hour. If I pull the relays the draw drops 140mA for each. 140mA is the current dr...
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L15
fordvtechs seen any wiring probelms Trouble codes: P0190
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2005 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, trans jerks VIN: 1FAHP60A45
Thanks for taking the time to read and help with this. We have here a wierd one. The complaint is , all of the sudden and mostly when turning right and accelorating away from a stop, the car stahls / hesitates / throttle becomes totally unresponsive / can not ... Trouble codes: P2106 (p2135-), P2135
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2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 38W2355723
car came in with code p2196 b1s1 sensor stuck rich .customer had it at dealer they said replace 02 sensor b1s1,we did but code comes back.i hope the readings i took will help on this one,mass air flow (gm/s) 1.82. (v) .48 b1s1 rich/lean,rich/lean all the time ... Trouble codes: P2196
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMFU28R83
Vehicle has a miss all the time, plugs and some coils have been replaced by someone else. I can't remember which cylinder had the misfire, I started diagnosing this about 2 months ago. I had swapped plug and coil to different cylinders, didn't change. I swappe...
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L egr monitor VIN: 4M2DV1110V
cleaned egr passages replased vacume hose to egr valve reset check eng light van has 1/2 tank of gas all monitors have ran with exception to the egr monitor we have driven the van for hours every thing seems good car now dies when vac is applied to egr at idle... Trouble codes: P0400
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1985 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L start/stall VIN: 1FABP28M4F
i replaced the ing sw ,was partialy apart . also replaced ing module (due to burnt wires ).ing switch fixed the problem .thanks to all that replied .the info was very helpfull. )
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU72E52
I FINALLY GOT THIS FIXED.1st THANK YOU TO THE 3 RESPONSES,GLENN [...],JOE BERNIER AND TERRY DAVIDSON.WHAT I FOUND WAS THAT IT WOULD SWITCH PERFECTLY FROM EVERY POSITION BUT VENT SO I ASSUMED IT MUST BE VENT VACUUM ACTUATOR,WHEN I PULLED THE PANELS DOWN AND G...
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2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L oil pressure VIN: 3FAFP13P42
Well I put in a new pump & sump and it did the trick! I don't know why because the old parts looked good. Oil pressure is 85 psi. cold now, 40 running down the road, and 15 psi. at idle warm. NO noise in the motor. Thanks to all for your ideas! Just to let a...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L brake shoe VIN: 1FMZU73E32
Well the concensus is there is no easier way to replace the shoes other than pulling the hub bearing assembly.This usually results in hub replacement here in the midwest due to corrosion.Very expensive parking brake shoe job.Thanks,Mike
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP24155
Thanks for everyones replies. First of all let me say that I did make an error in the codes I listed, some caught it some didn't. They were both lean codes, I just messed up the code numbers, should have been P0171 & P0174. The vehicle is fixed but I don't rea... Trouble codes: P0172 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 ST 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34NX5
Well, I replaced the purge valve, and we were able to set monitors to pass emissions test. Apparently the light is back on, but it has not returned for me to scan it yet. Thanks for all the great replies. I will let everbody know what I find when it returns. Trouble codes: P1450.
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Air Suspension VIN: 1LNFM82W0X
Hi, and thanks for the replys and help. The general census is to leave the solenoids pluged in and leave the air suspension switch on. I don't know why I didn't think of that, because with the conventional springs install, the ride height should be correct alm...
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