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2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX17L0Y
this truck is kickin my a@#. so far it only has an evedent problem when its cold, )40 f. it idles rough, as if to have a vaccum leak. but i have tried every trick in the book to find one and cant, i have checked all the usual suspects to no avail. pcv hoses, e...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L neutral at stops VIN: 1FHFP55X2G
This one is new to me. When vehicle warms up and you come to a stop idling in drive, the car will go out of gear and back in and out just sitting there. It will go in when you step on the gas and it bang in kind of hard. The transmission shifts great in all th...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 2FTRX18W24
the fuel gauge (analog) reads half tank at all times. we removed the tank and tested the sending unit and it tested good for the correct ohm's readings when placed in the full and empty positions. no broken baffle's in tank all wiring seems clean and not damag...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L abs module VIN: 1FMZU73K74
car came in for abs light. codes in system u1900 controlr area network communications receive malf. b2900 vehicle identification number missmatch p21o6 throttle actuator control system forced limited power. i have no communication to abs module
2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FAFP71W14
Car came in for no start.Car cranks but wont start.Have fuel pressure No injector pulse or spark.What strange is when you turn key on check engine light flickers as does battery light and fuel pump stays on.Isc motor also makes a clicking noise.Disconnect isc ...
2006 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU175X6
TEST DROVE, RESET P0305 QND P0171 ON HARD Accel. bucks. pops, skips on wide open throttle. #5 compression 125 psi running. Customer(used car dealer) wanted Ford dealer opinion, Ford reccomended all plugs and coils after diagnosis. We replaced all plugs with fo... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire 5 under load), P0171 (lean bank 1 under load)
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14586
Hello to all and i want to say thanks to everyone's help up front. This truck actually came to us with a drivability concern of a misfire when accelerating under heavy load. We had to try for over an hour to get it to set a code. We've got a p0307 and trying t... Trouble codes: P0307
2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Misfire VIN: 4M2EU48846
2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier AWD 4.6L 3V Vehicle exhibits: -Misfire like symptoms on cold start up (about 10 seconds then clears up) -Very intermittently, will be running fine then misfire for a few seconds and then run fine again.(usually around idle - ...

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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMYU04161
Still no fix. We loosened ALL mounts, put in drive and reverse a couple times, and retightened mounts. Vibration is still there. Noticed that vibration is also there in park just gets worse in drive and reverse at idle so I am wondering if problem is not mount...
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM55S1Y
ok this one was crazy...i changed the cam and crank sensor just for the heck of it,the junk yark engine had looked as if it had sit for awile so i took the plugs out of the old motor and put them in the new engine and begain cranking after running the battery ...
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