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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZF1721W
Ford dealership claims wires under intake may be damaged and should cost $3000.00 to repair. This is their guess after replacing sensors. customer doesn't feel vehicle is worth risking the guess dealership will not guarentee this repair
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2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Temp Gauge VIN: 3FAFP13P82
Customer returned car stating that the temp gauge was not again. We checked coolant temp on the scanner and found it to be 153. Replaced thermostat, car warmed up and gauge was in normal range. Test drove with heater on high (ambient temp 30*) and temp gauge d...
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L fuel injection VIN: 1FDAF57P25
Hey Ford 6.0 guys, This truck came in on the hook, said it died on the road, and the customer tried changing the fuel filters, with no luck. I started by checking the ICP pressure desired and actual and was over 1000 during cranking, FICM sync was good and ha...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L electric window VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
Window would works slowely or gets stuck in the up or down position. Replaced window motor and it is faster but it still will get stuck in the down postion or the one press auto will stop. When I removed the regulator to change the motor it appeared to operate...
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1989 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 2FTHF36N3K
Tried another computer on it and perfect, the old computer had an internal trouble on the vss signal
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1991 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTEF14Y6M
most of the seven replies pointed at the eec power relay, as we all know they are famous for corrosion and connectivity problems, but the culprit was a fusible link that was partially making contact. this particular link is on the passenger side front of the ...
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1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15N8T
thanks for all the help. i ended up installing new pins in icm connector,new pins in pcm pin 48, running overlay ground circuit icm to distributor,and installing correct icm,one has 22ohm resister and one dosn't,the none resister is for this trunk w/remote mou... Trouble codes: P1351 (idm signal).
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Interior VIN: 1FMRU17L8X
Finally success. After further inspection, found that the seal on the windshield had failed causing fuse block containation. Thanks for the help. have a good weekend.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTWW33F5X
Well Owner decided to live with it for now. I do believe I have injector o ring or the copper washer leaking fuel past them. I told customer that I need to pull all the injectors and check o rings. I did check all harness connectors and all was good. Oil was j...
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2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51604
Well, this one turned out to be a simple one I guess. After doing all the testing etc. It seems like there must have been some dirt in the pintle of the fuel injector. Did an injection service and it runs fine. Almost put in intake gaskets. Glad we tried this ... Trouble codes: P0174, P0305 (Misfire on number 5).
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2005 Mercury Montego 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM421X5
I WAS LOOKING AT THE FIRING ORDER WRONG AND KEPT REPLACING THE WRONG COIL. I GUESS I HAD A BRAIN FART. THANKS TO EVERYONE AND MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR ! Trouble codes: P0354 (ignition coil circuit primary/secondary problem).
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