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1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, lack of power VIN: 1FTHX26F3T
Hello all, I am having a problem with this truck when cold only. It will start fine but runs poorly. I am not sure if it is missing or a blockage in the exhaust. It sounds like it could have a miss. When we drive it when cold it has no power, like the exhaust ...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
car came in one code for egr flow, dpfe failed test, replaced dpfe, car came back with missfires on all bank 2 (4,5,6) unplugged egr and capped off and returned to customer for a week. returnes and missfire codes are back eliminating possibility for partial pa... Trouble codes: XXX, 304 (miss), 305 (miss), 306 (miss)
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V8W
Hello everyone...this vehicle was towed in no-start.There is no spark,no fuel pressure and no comunication with the pcm.All the fuses are good and there is power to the data link connector and ignition coils.We also disconnected most of the sensors and still n...
2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L wont recover VIN: WXYY928799
cust complaint stering hard to turn and wont recover after a loose parts in front end.did alignment expecting caster to be way out,wasent within specs camber and toe way out right side,set accordingly.while doing run caster swing noticed real hard to t...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.8L Camshaft VIN: 1FTEX14H5N
This truck isn't finished yet, but the deadline to close the post is here. Since the original post, and the update, the current configuration is the smaller cam, (but still too big), still have the normal lifters, with Comp Cam's roller rockers, (which are no...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX20FX2
Thanks to all who replied with Tech Help! Sorry for the delay in closing this case we have been moving into a new shop the past few weeks and this vehicle was one of the last to move. After removing PCM connector and checking all grounds and power feeds the VP...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Lighting VIN: 1FTPW14564
Thank you to all that replied. My special thanks to Eric from NB who took the time to phone me on this one and worked though it very quickly. I found no posts or fixes of this problem on the network and the information I have available did not go through t...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U56
I thank everyone who have replied, I have a lot of usefull info to use next time the car comes in. It's been a couple weeks now and no engine light on as of yet. Maybe a sticking vent or purge valve that I might of freed up while checking it last time??? Sorr... Trouble codes: P0453 (Evap Sys Pressure High).
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L overdrive servo VIN: 1MEFM66L9W
Thanks to all that replied. Pressure will not cause this so we modified case. Using a ziz wheel we were able to deepen the slot for the snap ring and replaced valve, cover, and ring. Trans works great.
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L lights and wipers VIN: 2MEFM74W6Y
Well as time went on the problem got worse and wierder. It started acting up when the door was opened and closed or if the door was opened and wiggled around. My thought was in the door jamb wiring. I was close. Behind the trim panel by the ebrake pedal there ...
2005 Mercury Montego 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM421X5
THANKS TO ALL OE COILS TOOK CARE OF THE PROBLEM. THANKS AGAIN DAVE Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition coil a circiut malfunction).
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