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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP6533V
From cold start. Crank 4-5 time before it will stay running. Then it will idle up and down and die some times. Driving you can not tell anything is wrong till you stop. Then it will try to die. Some times you can read the 02 sensors or one or then neither one.... Trouble codes: P1131
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR14U8W
We installed engine and it ran fine until it got hot and then idle speed would bounce around. Injector pulse with was high, O2 reading rich. Installed old fuel rail, now runs great, but when test driving and slowing down, engine revs up to just about 3000rpm, ...
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP4042X
im working on a 3.8 99 mustang and the problem is that when you get it up to about 3000 rpm(sometimes lower) it starts to hesistate really bad and sometimes starts bucking.it doesnt act like a rev limiter and it does it mostly when its warmed up.everything on ...
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1999 Ford F-250 XLT 5.4L steering
I have this f250 that every once and awhile the steering gets hard. i was checking the front end over and i noticed that u can move the axles around freely and they have alot of play. i took the 4x4 hub off and noticed that it has some play in the spline. i th...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1132Y
thanks in advance for any help. we have this 00 escort zx2 with a 2.0 dohc i am getting mixed reviews on. my question is... is this a interference motor or not, one book says it is and another says it's not, dealer says not sure?? anybody know for sure? htanks...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FMCU93105
I have an escape that has had 2 set of cats fail.The first time i work on had misfire ,a tune up fixed the misfire.Now truck is back with rear converter melted with no check engine light ,or no running problems.has anyone run into this.last time cats where on ...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L All Shifts / Rev Relay VIN: 1FTSX21596
We have a ford f250 that will neutral out as you drive along, and also the rev relay clicks in and out the whole time that it is dropping out of gear. It has no codes, we replaced the mlps that showed a slight gluitch on the lab scope when it would start actin...
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2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FDXF46P66
Customer complained about lack of power and black smoke. Took it to the dealer and they recomended; Oil cooler, egr cooler, degas bottle, cap, all cooling system hoses and oil change. Didnt need the truck for a while so it sat in the yard for a few months. Now... Trouble codes: P2614, P2617
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1LNFM92V8W
Thanks in advance for all the help. To start vehicle came in down on the ground. Start vehicle after a few minutes vehicle would pump up and would go down overnight. Seems to go down equally front and back. To begin found a air leak at the air drier lines and ...
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Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford F-150 5.4L gem VIN: 2FTEX18L5V
Sorry guy, the client did not came back whit the truck, still working whit it and y already try reset the gem. When the truck come back and if y fix it, y will post the fix.thank you for you time.
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMDA5244X
found that the fuel was bad as well as problems that were fixed may e85 or something van left and seemed good thanks to all who replied it all was helpfull
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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FTRF18W7X
After doing a good flush to the coolant system I determained that i was the previous broken rad tank and a lazy iresponsable mechanic (even thats too good) had just installed an external cooler and didn't even bother trying to flush the coolant. I switched co... Trouble codes: P0100, P0153 (O2 Sensor Bank 2 Sensor 1 slow response), P0304 (Misfire cyl 4), P0307 (Misfire cyl 7).
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMRU17L8X
The solenoid was shorted replaced the pack, the connector was just where the replies said. Sol body connector is on the RH side of the case , right between the cooler fittings facing down towards the pan. The sol is probably shorted pulling the circuit to gro... Trouble codes: P0755, P0141, P0161.
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDRE14L21
Thanks to all who replied. The canister vent control solenoid was defective from Ford. Reinstalled the old one, the code was gone. Still thinking about checking into the funny farm anyway. Thanks again, Chuck Trouble codes: P1451 (Evap canister vent solenoid fault).
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Heat Control VIN: 1FAHP56S0G
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED,JUST GOT CAR BACK LAST WEEK. VERY ROOKIE MISTAKE WE ORDERED AN AFTERMARKET ACTUATOR BUT NEVER SPECIED WITH ATC UNFORTUATELY THE PARTS STORE NEVER ASKED EIGHTER. DOORMAN MAKES A MANUAL ACTURATOR BUT NOT ONE FOR ATC REPLACED WITH DEALE...
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2002 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Excessive Emissions, sluggish VIN: 1FMNU43S82
Thanks to all that replied. The casting number on our head we took off started with RF 1C2E and the replacement head was stamped RF YC2E but no differences were notices except the cam lobes were different so we stayed with the original camshaft. As it turns o...
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Stall, Hydra lock VIN: 1FDAF56PX6
Thanks for all the help guys, we ended up replacing the injector hold down bolts after reading the replies and remembering that the hold downs came out hard all the way to the last thread. threads were stretched. Trucks been gone a week,have not heard any prob...
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