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1985 Ford F-150 5.8L horn VIN: 2FTCF15N3F
Wire diagrams from mitchel are conflicting & confusing! espeially on old fords! Horn & cruise are integrated. 2 different diagrams, & componet locate says horn relay is on cruise ampliphier. only relay there is not it! Not sure that is cruise amp! Can somebody...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L starting VIN: 1FALP52U4T
Customet broght the vehicle in with the complaint of check engine light and secondary complaint of excessive cranking to start. Right away I was thinking camshaft position sensor and the PO340 DTC confirmed this. After removing the camshaft position sensor i...
2002 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L alternator VIN: 1FTRX17202
Hello all, Have a students truck here that keeps eating up alternater bearngs. Originally he installed a radio and amp, shortly after he had a charging issue and battery drain problem. He replaced alternator and removed amp. Now charging system works ok but th...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF17252
lean bank 1&2 codes is all i got but engine still has a slight ign. miss (stutter)on acceleration. i have checked the codes many times in last 8 to 12 months for customer and before and after all the maintinance he has done we still get & only get lean codes. ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2)
2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L convertor VIN: 4M2CU571X6
Hello, this vehicle will die when placed in reverse or forward after warmed up for 2 or 3 minutes. Will not idle in gear until 100% cool down. P1780. replaced trans control switch with no positive effect. Found a TSB concerning locked up convertors in this yea...

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1991 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
Thanks to all of you for the replies. First thing I did the following Monday, after making this request, was drop the exhaust down. No change in running issues. I had already checked compression when the engine was cool, and had eliminated that as being the... Trouble codes: 172 (HEGO sensor circuit indicates lean KOER).
1997 Ford Tracer 2000CC Safety
many thanks for your kind and quick replies. it seems that the air bag ecu is "burned" at the fluid. i got another one and now the car is fixed. thanks again efi
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