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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU18W2V
I've got a 97 Expedition here that will peg the coolant gauge to the red after 30-40mins of driving. It shows no sign on overheating at all. If the customer keeps driving the vehicle after the gauge is pegged, it will begin to run poorly after about 15-20mins.... Trouble codes: P1285
2001 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10U81
Hi and Help !!! Truck came in with a po302 code in memory But no light. Truck misfires at idle and off idle. Hooked up to Modis shows that misfire is at #5 cylinder and somtimes it misfires on #4 and #6 according to cylinder con- tibution test. Checked all plu... Trouble codes: P0302
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L turbo VIN: 1FTSF30F91
Still getting no Turbo pressure build up Low power, poor milage
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)
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-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P16
Hello to all you ford diesel techs. Thanks in advance for your help. I have a few questions in regards to this ford 6.0 powerstroke. This truck has a constant misfire & low power. The customer showed me the fuel filter he had taken out and it appears as though... Trouble codes: P0272, P0276
2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDAW57P96
This pickup came in for no power and hard start. We replaced injectors and ended up with codes p0262 p0265 and p0267 injector circuits 1,2, and 3 found problem with ficm relay repaired wiring now all codes gone except p0263 tested compression compression at 24... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder 1 contribution)
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Oil In Cooling Systom VIN: 5LMRU27LXW
Getting motor oil in the cooling systom. There is NO antifreeze in the motor oil. This engine has remote oil filter, cooler on it. Are they known for leaking internally and causing engine oil to get into the cooling systom. Thanks Steve
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 5LMFU275X5
Thanks 1st have lincoln 5.3 3 valve came in no power and noise in front of engine,found both phazers pins broken off,replaced both phazers,noise is some what gone but still will pull rockers for tap noise . No power if cam phazers disconnected will have power ... Trouble codes: P1934 (No oss from trans memory code)

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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L No Start VIN: IFMYUO4191
i would like to thankeveryone who offerd help but cust got in a hurry and took to dealer have not heard what they found yet will let everybody know when i hear thanks for they help jimmy
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Spark Plugs VIN: 1FMDU73W63
Thank youall for you responses. The most concise reply came for Jean [...] Chartier. Cut and psted below: For the 2003 model year Ford changed the design of the cylinder head to include more thread for the spark plug hole. This eliminated the blow out problem...
2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L oil pump VIN: 1FDXF46P66
This truck will get a replacement engine thanks to the advice from the eleven techs that replied. After checking the FORUM posts, as suggested by Roger from Alberta I found the roller bearing is from the lifters. evidently the roller lifters have needle bearin...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Reverse VIN: 1FTPX14566
Being that this is my wifes uncles truck, and hasn't actually been in our shop yet, he's going to wait till its convenient to repair. The first thing I'll do is drop the valve body and install a trans-go shift kit (never heard of trans-go, but thanks Marwan)....
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