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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP15P4V
cust. comes in complaining of no power and SES light on. a quick scan shows misfires cyls. #1 & 4. cust said same problem happened 1-2 weeks ago, stopped a "another shop" and they told him to change plugs and wires. He went home and changed plugs only and prob... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P1519
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF17261
Hopefully someone has run into this. The truck came in for engine light. Origianally had p171,p174,p1518. My fuel trims were 40B1, 7-9B2. Smoked intake had leak around cylinder 1 port. Pulled upper intake replaced gasket and found B1 IMRC rod hanging and valve... Trouble codes: P1518
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Electric windows VIN: 1MEFM55S4Y
I'm getting nowhere. Grandkids coming wife yelling, you been there? 2000 Mercury Sable, power windows won't operate. If I jump the feed side of the accy delay relay, they work. I don't have the 12v ignition feed to the accy delay relay. AllData and Ford servic...

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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L shiftting VIN: 1FTZR15X1Y
changed the valve body gasket and separator plate to the newer bonded one and replaced the pressure valve. so far so good seems to have done the trick. thanks to all who replied especially Jim from Tennesse who called and helped me by phone !
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP532X5
I think Terry and Tom scared me on this one so i worked a little harder and found a true flex fuel engine. Thank you for letting me think more clear on this. As for the other replies, it might work but i had experience with a 95 flex and it was different enou...
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V7T
Thanks again for all the replies-IMRC code eliminated by re-routing bank 1 cable slightly to a smoother arc-never returned.P0174 Bank 2 lean returned twice-always @ cruise approx 50 mph.Replaced air cleaner retainer to keep MAF centered-had 3 tabs broken that ... Trouble codes: P0174 (system lean bank 2), P1519 (imrc stuck closed).
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