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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
1997 Ford F-350 7.5L fuel return VIN: 1FTJW36G3V
when on front tank fuel returns to rear tank and visversa could not find a switching valve looks like tank lines go into a common fuel line running along frame rail. stock dual tanks. Thanks dennis
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 E-150 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14231
Hi Everyone, I apologize in advance, I'm not a tech at all, I do auto motive locksmithing, this was a friends van I'm trying to help him out. I may be totally out in left field and have no problem if someone here lets me know. The van in question has 350,000 m... Trouble codes: P1000, P1639
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L drivability VIN: 1FMZU73KX3
After vehicle has been driven a few miles in AWD if you accelerate hard it feels like your going over speed bumps. It will stop doing it if you push 4 wheel hi. It will do it at low speeds like just starting off. There are no cont codes but P1874 on demand is ...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Compressor VIN: 1FDSS34F73
The low and high side pressures are too high and the hi side is flucuating very rapidly. I have installed the correct amount of freon according to the label. I have also triied recharging the system with less freon and still have the same problem. I have added...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Lack of power VIN: 1FTSW31P24
Owner complains of no power. No DTC's were found. Fuel pressure check good, turbo pressure checks good. Upon heavy acceleration coolant temp reads 192 deg and oil temp reads 206 deg, is this acceptable or is this my problem?
2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA52284
The problem with this car is the idle wont come down below 2,000 rpm. We have smoked the intake and saw no problems. Next we went after the egr valve with the scanner and no difference next we went and removed the egr valve, blocked it off, and still no differ...
2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L a/c
This van came with no a/c. Further test found the a/c manifold line cracked. Replace line and dries with oem parts. Evac and recharged with right mount freon and oil .then compressor making noise, not even cold for 30 second. Customer supplies the new compress...
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L abs VIN: 8438430984
hey guys .this is my car ,had a bearing go down on the axle installed new axle kit from advance.abs engages below 10 mph 99 % of the time.the tone ring looks different.im pretty sure thats the prob will prob swap my old ring for the new one they come off fairl...
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEY78H13
Ok folks I am at a loss. Vehicle came in with a P0340 cam position sensor code. Replaced cam postion sensor. Replaced PCM and sent to Ford for a reflash. Code P0340 came back. Rewired wiring from cam position sensor 2 wires back to the PCM, code came back. Che... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor)
1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
Thanks to all. I have this cougar with a 2.5 V6, with what I believe is a vacuum leak. Please read the repair history to go along with this. I have disconnected the battery & cleared the computer. When the vehicle is started the short term fuel trims will clim... Trouble codes: P1131 (O2 lean bank 1), P1151 (O2 lean bank 2)

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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F1R
well it turned out to be the pcm. after a self test reviled a code of 1283 i followad that code and found the driver in the pcm was mot driving the ipr. after removing ipr and inspecting it i found that the the large plunger inside was stuck and i belive the p...
1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14N2T
Much thanks to Stanley from Va. It had a gray module in it, motorcraft dy1075 i put a black module dy1077 and now i have a good scope pattern. light is out and vehicle is repaired. Thanks to all who replied. Rick Trouble codes: P1351.
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L temp gage VIN: 1FTDX1862V
I found the impeller on the water pump was worn completely off.I changed the pump and we're good to go.Thanks for all the replies.I received some useful tips,
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4045Y
cleared 2nd air injection monitor. calling it a fix. Trouble codes: P0411.
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L no start hot VIN: 1FTWW31P75
thanks inj tubes plug seals kit in huie pump
2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12W27
I'm going to make this short and sweet,remembering the fact that this has a new ford reman motor 1year since install.The facts were not told completely by the customer,they told us that they just started having problems and that the light just came on IMPOSSIB... Trouble codes: P0340.
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