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1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FAPP64R1L
Hey everyone, thanks in advance for your help. 1990 Superchicken with an intermittent very rough idle and occasional stall. Customer replaced TPS, MAF and MAP before bringin vehicle in. He's one of those types that knows just enough about cars to cause proble...
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1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP41M9M
car towed in crank no start,checked for codes found 223-loss of DPI control and 998-hard fault,FEME mode.Replaced IDM (TFI) moduel with aftermarket BWD # CBE42.Cleared codes and got engine to fire,and it idled well,tried to rev engine and it fell flat on it's ... Trouble codes: 222 (Loss of IDM signal-right side)
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1999 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU34E1X
HELP ok this thing is about to get me. Car came in with a long start,by long start i mean maybe up to 1 min sometimes longer. On checking it out it has no codes, it has good fuel pre. right from the start but no spark. We have tried a cam sensor on the left fr...
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2001 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FCMU69K51
This truck came n for a transmission problem jumping into nuetral.R+R trans, truck still acting up. No cel active, bc of bulb failure. replaced bulb, cel p0705, found bad connection at PRND switch, code does not return. Truck running poor, stalls if idled too ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0705
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L Alternator VIN: 2FMZA55412
This one has me scratching my head, where do I go next. Vehicle has lean code P0171, P0174(what ford 3.8 doesn't) but is not related to issue, we will be replacing intake manifold gasket in the near future. To start, this van will die on rainy days. sometimes...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L autolights VIN: 1FMDU73W34
the autolights are staying on longer than they were was about 30 seconds now about 3 minutes i cannot find a reostat for them and in the wiring diagram it doesnt show one this car is without a message center our eas scan tool will not talk to the gem module i ...
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU74K65
This vehicle was towed in..Started to run bad,hard to take gas and finally would not run..these codes are related to throttle sensors..I first check throttle actuator,throttle sensor vref at tps sensor at throttle plates..checked ok..Inside the truck I disconn... Trouble codes: P0221, P2101, P2104, P2106, P2110, P2135
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNF20535
hello guys and gals -im having a problem with this truck starting sometimes acts like hydro locking but when it starts the smell of raw fuel from exhaust is overwhelming also has a knock sounds like right side and running very rough thinking broken ring any su...
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L06
We have this ford van in here, the complaint is that it looses 5-6 qrts of oil between oil changes (4000 miles). We replaced the plugs, and the old ones were all crusted (some completely). It had codes for both bank system lean. The Fuel pressure is 40-41 PSI....
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2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical failure VIN: 1FMPU16556
Hello, I know this is probably not a new problem to you Ford guys, (and gals), but it is to me. While trying to remove a sparkplug from a 2006 Ford Expedition 5.4L engine, the top part of the plug came out but the bottom broke off and stayed in the hole. The...
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1994 Mercury Topaz GS 2.3L Surge VIN: 1MEPM36X7R
Hi all, This is a rough one. this car starts and runs normally cold. As it warms up and goes into closed loop the car will start to surge violently at idle - in gear only. it will sometimes even stall. after it gets warmer it is normal again. we have checked a...
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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...
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHF25H8P
replaced pick up coil in the distributor been gone a week Trouble codes: 211 (erratic pip signal).
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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L fuel in coolent VIN: 1FDLF47F1S
pulled sleeves, replaced and sealed with crapload of loctite. 2 weeks and a ok. thanks for all the help.
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 3FAPO7186R
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. IT WAS A BIG HELP. IT TURNED OUT TO BE A DEAD SHORT IN THE ECM. I OHMED THE COIL PACK WIRES WITH ECM DISCONNECTED AND FOUND NOTHING. PLUGGED IT BACK IN AND HAD SHORTS IN THE TWO COIL WIRES THAT BLEW UP. THIS WAS ALSO A CALIFORNIA CA... Trouble codes: P0351, P0353, P0355, P0356, P050B.
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2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Battery VIN: 1FAFP241X6
Thanks for response. The cause of this problem was the alternator short circuited. New alternator and no more draw. Thanks again.
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