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1991 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
Hey everyone! I've got a real winner here. I know you all LOVE to see them coming! It started out with a new customer that was referred to us by someone that had just charged the customer $1,000 to replace the cylinder heads on his truck to fix this problem.... Trouble codes: 172 (HEGO sensor circuit indicates lean KOER)
1997 Ford Tracer 2000CC Safety
Hello dear friends this car had been flooded, and when it came to the workshop all the seat's were full with water . we took all the car apart , and also the carpets and the engine ecu, trans ecu, and the airbags ecu behind the radio column. now after all th...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1FTYR11V3Y
looking for a ford guy here...i have a 2000 ranger 4 wheel drive with rear wheel abs.the problem in at around 50 mph the speedometer starts jumping around and sometimes it even stops working for a second.when this happens you can feel the truck get a slight he...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FMYUU7B71
Hello all, I have a real stumper or maybe i'm missing something here. I have a 01 escape with a 2.0 it has an intermittant no start. Some times you can wait for a little while after the attempt and it will start fine and run great. Some times it will start and...
2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L air bag light VIN: 2FMZA524X3
customer came in with air bag light on. scanned for codes and found b2295 side air bag. vehicle does not have side air bags. aldata wants me to test circuits that are not there. has anyone come across this problem. also light flashes code 22.
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L no communication VIN: 1FAFP34P43
Hello All This vehicle will not communicate with my- or any scan tool. have checked power at pcm fuse
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P94
Vehicle came in with a no start. Verified 50 psi of fuel from transfer pump. Noticed no injector buzz at key on. Tried to perform a buzz test with scanner with no reaction. Looked at FICM PIDs for 48V and found all zeros. Checked FICM relay, and power and grou... Trouble codes: P1379 (hficm supply voltage high), P0381 (glow plug indicator), P0284 (cyl 8 contribution/balance), P0231
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L no start VIN: 1FTNX20P04
Hi all you 6.0 ltr experts. Need some feedback on this one. Vehicle came into shop running. Customer complained about excessive water usage and smoke out of the tail pipe. We pressurized cooling system, found water was being pumped into engine through egr cool...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWF31PX5
Hi. Well It's my first experience with a ford diesel. they are quite different than the gm diesel that im farmiliar with so Im still learning and I beg for your patience. I have a no start and low high side oil pressure. I can build about 275 and that takes a...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWX31P85
After customer drove truck about a month after egr was repaired, while driving down hiway, it left him stranded. Had it towed in to my shop, it would not start, but glow plug codes were set and still come on. But at that time, found ICP pressure would only com... Trouble codes: P0670 (Glow plug module), P0683 (GPM to PCM communication circuit), P0279 (Injector circuit Low on 7)
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L exhaust rocker VIN: 1FTSX21P36
hello fellow techs,replaced head gaskets on this unit a couple of months ago, came in monday with a dead miss and popping through intake,#1 cyl. pulled valve cover and found exhaust rocker broken. replaced rocker, still have a miss on #1.lots of white smoke, s...
1999 Mercury navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: LMRU27A1XL
vehicle came in for missfire and oil leak repaired test drove i noticed the throttle sticking it wasnt sticking before cleaning i pulled off intake boot cleaned again checked throttle wasnt sticking with engine off shipped it customer called soon after complai...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L Catalyst readiness VIN: 1FTFE24Y3T
Thank you to everyone who applied. The customer just brought the van back in and I found the catalyst tube off down undernieth. This was not allowing the catalytic converter to test.
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA5242Y
thanks for the great advise..ended up trying to flash pcm and ip with our bosch vci and motorcraft program...no luck..ended up going down the street to the dealer..thanks again...John Trouble codes: U1147, B2139.
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Battery VIN: 2FMZA504XY
I apologize for the delay in closing. A few technicians posted the issue that it takes an hour for the body control modules(front and rear) to go to sleep. I simply had not waited long enough. The current draw went down to 14mA after 1 hour and 10 minutes. ...
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Information VIN: 1FBSS31S21
Thank-you to those who replied with information. I will pass this information on to the company installing the system. They were looking for a way to adjust the timing curve to gain better fuel economy but it seems it cannot be done.
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR45E12
Thanks again fellow technicians for your response to my help request. What I ended up doing was ordering another MAF sensor, reinstalled, reset ECM, and took it for a good test drive. Runs like new, fuel trims are good. MAF reads 158hz where as before it was a... Trouble codes: P1100 (MAF Sensor intermitent), P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L reverse VIN: 1FDWF36P64
This truck is fixed. while searching the archives I found a post about hard shifting, and clunk. while not having the same symptoms as my problem, Aaron from california described how to set the trans tables, as this was a no parts involved procedure I gave it ...
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