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1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14N2T
the vehicle has already been at another shop. where the dist and the ignition module has been replaced with after mkt. the vehicle sets a code 1351 idm circuit fault, no other issues. the idm circuit 382 yellow/bk wire that runs from pcm to ignition control mo... Trouble codes: P1351
1996 Ford F-150 XLT 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14H6T
truck originally worked on at ford in another state. now its mine to work on. had po306 and po175. after i cleaned grounds and moved o2 sensors, i cleared adaptive memory and drove a lot. only po175 came back. between ford and me, this truck has been thoroughl... Trouble codes: P0175
1998 Ford f350 super d 5.4L cant fuel VIN: 1FTSF30LXX
hey guys,im working on this truck due to when driver fuels truck,it overflows out of the fuel neck.the vehicle hardly has any fuel in the tank.any suggestions???thank you,rich
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4045Y
ok this car gots a mil on, 1 code p0411 secondary inj incorrect flow. its been at the dealer without a fix. light turned back on with the same code and now i have it. tested air pump(not clogged or dirty at all,bypass sol, divertor valve operates,not clogged.... Trouble codes: P0411
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDNF21L6Y
Truck runs good sometimes then it starts idling like it has a racing cam. Before I can test anything it may start running fine again. Short term fuel adaptive is at -20% and long term is at -25% only on bank 2. The other bank hovering arround +5% to -5% in lon... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 2)
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMCU01482
Hey guys! I got a tough one here. Normally, the car runs just fine. No loss of power, smooth idle. Occasionally, the customer will come in with the EGR valve stuck open. Poor idle, hot EGR valve. Problem does not appear to be vacuum supply related. Tapping on ...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L 4x4 VIN: 1FTSX31F92
This truck came in for a list of items including the 4x4 not working. The customer had already had the shift encoder motor replaced and replace auto hubs with warn manual lockouts & the 4x4 would still intermittently not work. When the vehicle got here it woul...
2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Starting VIN: 1FTRW07302
Truck was towed in no start ? We checked we have no communication with our scanners.We have no pulse on the injectors.We think it's a bad PCM.Any input would be helpful.
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Spark Plugs VIN: 1FMDU73W63
This engine has a design flaw with regaurds to the spark plug design. This is NOT the engine with the long reach plugs that break off in the head during removal, instead the number of threads that actually contact the cylnder head is limited. I've seen several...
2003 Ford E-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14253
Hello everyone, we have a Ford van E150 that came in for code p1151 We checked all the basics and then did a smoke test to check for vacuum leaks. We found no vacuum leak, but found a TSB for intake leaking vacuum when cold causing code p1151. We changed the i... Trouble codes: P1151
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72KX4
Have a 04 Ford Explorer in the shop with a p2121,p2122,and p2123.Seems to run ok,but seems little sluggish to me even though customer had no complaints this time.Prior another tech that worked here (no longer works here)replaced the accelerator pedal assembly ... Trouble codes: P2121 (Accelerator Pedal Performance), P2122 (Accererator Pedal Performance sensor 1 voltage low), P2123 (Accerator Pedal Performance sensor 1 voltage high)
2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Engine VIN: 1FMZU74K64
Came in with rough idle, no cel. Replaced all of the above parts. No improvement in idle. Fuel trims are normal. Compression 175 at all cylinders. No cel. Cel came once after doing tune up and it was po306, found that injector 6 is not pulsating. Replaced. Sti...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P05
This e van was a very extended crank vehicle and very intermittant. No codes and all IDS pids looked good for no start. Ran all self tests - pass. We drove and played with truck for over 100 miles and we did actually gret it to fail for us. When it did we had ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNF205X5
during road test truck runs great cold in open loop,but once it reaches operating temp and goes into closed loop truck loses power and no codes set,cyl head temp 195 oil temp 180 fuel rail presure 40 no miss fires,new hegos and catt monitors,and 4 new injector... Trouble codes: 174 (testing and results)
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L starter VIN: 1FTPW12V16
Customer complaint is loud noise when A/C is on. After driving for a short distance, noise stopped, A/C went warm and ABS light came on. Found blown #14 fuse at inside of passenger compartment for A/C and ABS. Replaced the fuse and engine starts normally and w...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L compressor VIN: 1FDSS34P56
We have an 06 E-350 not completing the a/c circuit to provide ground to the ECM to engage the compressor clutch. Pressures are good. Both pressure sensors are good. We even tried a known good ECM. We can make it run by grounding the a/c relay and it cools fine...

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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L engine VIN: 1FTDF15Y8P
found fuel pump to be bad,,i kind of ruled it out in the beginning due to false fuel pressure reading from time to time,,thanx again for all your help!
2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FZWK12345
Thanks to everyone who replied. well after taking the advice of most of the replies, I replaced the fuel pump and filter and still ran the same. So I decided to give up and let the dealer have a try. Took them a wile also, it ended up being a broken wire to th... Trouble codes: P0107, P0191, P0405, P0452.
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L long crank VIN: 1FTSW21P56
I have finally finished this truck.Sorry for the wait but it took me awhile to nail this one.Replaced the high pressure oil pump and it made no change.Repressurized oil system and still found no leaks.I put the oil system under vacuum and had leaks at o rings ...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Left converter burns VIN: 1FDSF34556
Thanks for all the help. We found an injector stuck open. Do not have authorization to do the repairs but we know what the problem is. Thanks again.
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