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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L alternator VIN: 1FMFU18LXV
Gentlemen: Have a 1997 Ford Expedition, with a 5.4 liter engine. Alternator is not charging battery, alternator out put only 7.46 volts. Battery gague shows approximatley 14 volts on dash, low battery light does not come on on dash with engine running. Also, w...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU17LXX
vehicle came in with p0131 o2 volts low, 171 and 174 lean b1/b2. found b1 sensor unplugged. plugged it in, scanned, found lt trim b1/b2 +20% idle and +5-7% at 2500rpm's. maf read 4.6 KPa at idle. smoked system, found iac and pcv actively leaking. replaced maf,... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0131
2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FNHP56SX2
This car originally came in several months ago with complaint of no power, rough idle, & Ck engine light on. The car ran fine for me. I changed the plugs and filters & cleared codes (Misfire Codes). When the vehicle came back in for brake work the light was on... Trouble codes: P0304 (p0316-), P0316 (testing and results)
2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L door locks VIN: 1FAHP56S12
need to reset key pad opener
2006 Ford Freestar 3.9L shift erratic allspeeds speedo also erratic
van shifts very erratic,speedo will fluctuate from 0 to [...] sitting still,problem seems to surface after a rain.it lasts for about aweek or untill it dries out scanner will not communicate sometimes when it does mph matches what dash says have checked all...

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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18L5X
most of helpers had it nailed. trigger wire for #5 went south somewhere behind the intake area. was catching a ground, thus overheating coil. I put original pcm (WHICH FORD SEVICE DEPT SAID WAS BAD AND NEEDED REPL. FOR$1000) back in, bootlegged a new trigger w... Trouble codes: P0305.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Excessive Emissions, BLUE SMOKE LOW RPM VIN: 1FTSW31P23
Thanks again to all who replied, it is great network. We cleaned the EGR valve, it was heavily coked up. Vehicle had two bad injectors on the right bank. Removed turbo charger, disassembled and cleaned, we recommended to customer to have all injectors chang...
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