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1996 Ford Bronco XL 5.0L abs lite on VIN: 1FMEU15N2T
hi all, this is a 96 bronco and the abs lite comes on after about 1 mile of driving. i scaned for caodes with a snap on red brick and got nothing. i then went to the solus and it seamed to be working but then the scanner looked like it reset itself to the scan...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FDLF473TE
Truck starts right up but smokes badly. I had to put it to the side here for 3 weeks because I was having breathing problems. Truck seams to be awful rich. White smoke. Runs very rough. Have checked the glow plugs and all harnesses. Back pressure sensor has ha... Trouble codes: 1280 (ICP out of range), 0122 (Tp sensor low), 0472 (EPS low), 0603 (Internal control module KAM error), 0344 (CAM position sensor int), 0470 (EPS circuit fault)
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FALP62W2V
has a dead miss that seems like #1 cyl., but no codes or no misfires shows up. plugs turn black like a fuel problem, but plugs will not help. Inj. fuel drop rate is within 2 pounds of each other. at 1 pluse per ms and 50 pluse and 100 pluse. Miss at idle and t...
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT HD 6.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FBSS31S1W
this E350 6.8 V10 feels like a miss or wires breaking down at Idle and at cruise, has new plugs and coil boot and vac hose under the tb for the pcv valve.see tests above.even found a tsb about the egr sticking open. its not..removed and checked. there is no co...
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L cruise control VIN: 1FMYU24E1X
vehicle came in with cruise inop and no codes. followed flow chart in mitchell and all data and results were opposite. one said replace servo and other said replace switches.testing results say cruise should work but is still inop
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L coolant VIN: 1FDWF37F6X
monday morning!! good custoemr just bought this truck over the weekend. paid 10k witha as is wavier. problem is truck would not go over 5 mph, then when stopped and shut off started leaking out of rad cap. pulled rad cap and it looks like never sieze in the co...
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP66L2X
This car has become a real pain. IT is a totally random problem, No temp relation, no drive time or any other factor. Original complaint was strange noise when cranking, checking it revealed the starter would engage and disengage in a repeated cycle similar to...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L door locks VIN: 2FGY1345YG
does anyone no how to wake the gem up to unlock the doors with the aftermarket remots can i use a relay and trigger the ignition wire please help thanks in advance
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW32F82
Thanks in advance for your time and effort.This is the bosses truck that has become a real pain.Orginal problem was hard to start cold-excessive crank-when it would start idle surge badly.After it warmed up would be ok for the rest of the day.Had no misfire fe...
2005 Ford E-250 Super Duty 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24L85
Missing most of the time off idle on #4. Idles smooth. Tested the wires from PCM to coil and injector. Ran compression test and have 185 on 3 and 4. Running compression test have 65 to seventy five on 34 and 8. Did not check them all. Pulled valve cover to ins... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire 4)
2002 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2MEFM74WX2
customer brought car to us for hard starting when cold. we checked fuel pressure and it is ok. we checked for vacuum leaks also put smoke machine on and found no leaks. if i push down on the gas pedal and start car it will run. if i let up on gas pedal it will...

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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L electric window VIN: 1FMZU67EX2
This lady has not returned as of today. Am sure it is because of some serious health issues. Thanks for all the replies, which some will be helpful for sure. Will reopen when and if she returns.
2003 Ford NAVISTAR CID Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: IHVBBABP33
Thanks for all the replies, the problem isnt fixed yet, we are waiting on injectors, we feel this is most likely the cause of the problem. We have had similar experiences before, just wish there was a majical way to determine the faulty one without having to r...
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