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1997 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start VIN: KNJLT05H5V
hello everyone thanks in advance . i replace this harness caues they had a freind do some wiring to get it running thay said it ran for a few days then smoke came out from under dash than died. fuse box was burned up so told them need a harnest to start with.w...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5345Y
Car has reoccuring codes p0171 and p0174. We were able to change the fuel trims at the upper and lower manifolds with carb cleaner; since replacement that no longer occurs. After clearing computer memory and dat starts from scratch it may take afew days for th... Trouble codes: P0174, P0174
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDRE1429Y
Hello to all techs out there. I got this 2000 e150 with a 4.2 giving me is setting a code p0340. Customer installed a new synchronizer and sensor and installed it wrong.i reinstalled using a proper tool at tdc.verified i was on compression stroke... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft postion sensor circuit)
2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L Alternator VIN: 1FAFP3438Y
Hello everyone. I am having a difficult time on this one. I have done a lot of research with [...] and IATN both. This alternator is putting out 0amps of current. I have checked battery sense sense terminal, it has 12v. I used a DVOM to check wiring resist...
2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L engine VIN: 1FAFP42X71
2001 Mustang GT Bullit 4.6 SOHC Car shows up from an auction at our dealership so of course we have no repair history. There is no noise at start up and motor sounds smooth. After running for 2 minutes what seems to be an upper engine noise developes. Its hard...
2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRW07392
I am trying to help a friend with this supercharged Harley truck. This truck when coming to a stop will idle at about 2000 rpm for about 15-20 seconds before coming down to a normal speed. The IAC was replaced and nothing else seems out of spec but I would lik...
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Turbo VIN: 1FDAF57P8E
This vehicle is an emergency rescue vehicle, so we aren't allowed to have this vehicle for very long. The complaint was a lack of power with the cel on and the turbo tube blowing off. I scanned the vehicle with codes p0478 and P0299 retrieved. I checked the tu...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTSX31P44
Hi all, I got a ford 6.0 came in for no power, confirmed complaint, had 2 EGR codes and several injectors codes, performed KOEO and KOER, codes came back for EGR valve, performed resistance checked and sure enough it was way out of range, replace valve and di...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 1-2, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FAFP53235
came in with no 2nd and a slipping 3rd. found a blown out channel plate gasket at the accumulator bores. disassemble the rest of the trans and everything was clean and in relatively good condition. inspected the int clutch piston per tsb for no 1-2. it was ok....
2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55511
hello this is my first posting i hope someone can help me with this one.customer brought in this vehicle said it struges to stay first when i started the vehicle the idle went up to 2000 rpm for about 4 seconds and then dropped to undre 500 rpm and ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0455, P0300
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L blend door motor VIN: 2MEFM75W21
Ive got that perfect friday car here, customer came in with complaint of her A/C not working. So the issue is that the blend door motor/actuator is not movin the blend door from hot to cold, just like it is not recieving power. I removed the dash panel and the...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Misfire VIN: 4M2DU86W92
The truck makes a strange popping sound inside the air intake manifold. Not the air cleaner ass'y. This occurs just after warming up. It didn't happen during our past winter which was very cold. Temps are in the 60's & 70's, the truck warms up quick. This sens...
2003 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Stall VIN: 1MEFM55S13
car has been to three shops,now my turn,she says the car will just stall with no warning,then after five to ten minutes it will start and run fine,won't do it again for days to weeks,first thing i did was to read iatn archives,most responses are to just replac...

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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAHP55SX3
Consider this one fixed,customer came back the other day say`s it`s running like a top,thanks everyone for the help :-) Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition engine speed input circuit malfunction).
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45P35
This vehicle is now fixed. The problem was the frame rail mounted fuel pump. I wish that alldata/ford would have made it clear that this is the fuel pump (now i know...and knowing is half the battle). Thanks for the replies and the help to everyone that poste... Trouble codes: P0232, P0272, P0275, P0281.
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