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1996 Ford F-350 XLT 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW36G4T
I know the egr valve and tube is bad, however I have blocked off egr to see if a difference is made. It only seemed to change the rich reading from bank 2 to bank 1. After it runs for a while this will flip flop from one to the other and the long term adaptive... Trouble codes: P1131, P1132, P1152, P0175
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F9Y
will not run on right side,no pwr to orange wire on rt side, ohm wire from 24 at idm to valve cover plug was 1.6 good, replaced idm with ford but same problem.need some help Trouble codes: 1293 (rt bank no fire)
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L theft VIN: 1FMPU16L8Y
Hi/everyone. We had this exped. in for brakes front and rear it sat on the rack all weekend we completed repairs on monday when we tried to start it would run 3 seconds then die. The theft light comes on with key on then goes out after about 3 sec., when you s...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no heat VIN: 1FTNW21PX3
thanks in advance for all replies,we are a euro shop tryn to help a good customer. we have this f250 6.0l diesel no heat cooling system does not circulate but engine does not over heat,i have checked no oil in coolant or coolant in oil, checked for hc in coola...
2003 Ford E-150 4.2L Misfire, VIN: 1FTRE142X3
ford techs please help. this van came in with miss on #3 .found the injector hung open,noid light on steady with eng running.replaced pcm and now i have proper injector pulse but no spark from coil on cylinders 3+4 .swapped computer back+original problem comes...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P43
not much of a diesel tech but we are slow right now-so i took a shot at this truck-customer complaint is when it sits over nite and it is cold it is very hard to start-it turns over fine but it wont lite off right away- it had two codes listed-p006a- maf air f... Trouble codes: P006A (mass air flow fault-bank one), P0278 (cyl 6 contribution balance fault)
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Power Windows VIN: 1FAFP53245
Hi I have a 05 Taurus with all power windows dead there is no voltage on the LT BLU/BLK wire at the master window switch this voltage comes from the acessory relay in the interior fuse box or as called by Ford the smart junction box this relay is not being eng...
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FAFP34N16
We have an 06 Focus with a ticking noise coming from the bellhousing -- sounds very much like a sticky lifter but noise is coming from bell housing under rear of engine just above the passenger's side CV axle. I have researched and don't see any ongoing issues...
2007 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Front Struts VIN: 3FAHP08137
Hey guys I have this 2007 Ford Fusion that has this squeaking noise in the front struts when turning left to right and when you hit bumps. We had car in shop about 9 months ago and about 12,000 miles ago for the same problem. We found TSB #08-18-4 for this pro...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FALP62W2V
I want to thank everyone for their help. I done a running compression test as suggested and number 1 cyl. was very low. I told the customer I needed to take the right side valve cover, (and maybe more) apart to check. The customer stated that they could not go...
1997 Ford Escort 2.0L Convertor lock up VIN: 1FALP15P5V
Thanks to everyone that replied,as always it's very helpful. After checking everything that you all suggested it came back to it being the valve body. He's looking for one so for now it's not fixed but hopefully it will be soon. Thanks Glenn
1999 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU34E1X
Thanks to all who replied.I didn't make clean on may post that I had a no start problem only.The vechile would all ways crank.I would lose spark only.I check cam and crk signals at pcm during this time and they were ok.Never lost primary voltge to coil.I check...
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Torque converter VIN: 2FMZA52463
I got three replies on this and I believe this to be a normal operation. I think the converter clutch releases to not feel the a/c clutch engaging. The customer does not want to go any farther on this, as if is very light when the compressor does engage. Thank...
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Ride control VIN: 1LNLM92VXV
We found that the pump was indeed bad. Thanks all who responded, especially Scott - Customer opted to a conversion(which we are going with arnott industries) Sure is nice to see the full document on how to convert ahead of time, to know what we are into - Does...
1999 Mercury navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: LMRU27A1XL
No luck! Thanks to everyone who took their time to help larry,donald,joshua,joe,frank,santiago,sergio,glen,don and paul. In my original post and my update I forgot to mention that the odometer is dead go figure a late model ford with a dead odo. Also that I di...
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