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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Runs rich VIN: 1FTEF14Y5J
Finally this one is gone. It had several layers of problems, the last one causing the low, rough idle was a faulty Idle Air Control solenoid. Replaced the IAC and it runs great. Thanks to all who took the time to reply!
1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX15N6L
Thank for all the replies! The solenoid pack in the transmission was shorted. I replaced the solenoid pack and the truck runs GREAT!
2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMDA53453
Thanks to everyone who took time out of there busy lives to help. It ended up being bad ignition coils from advance auto, (Borg Warner units), That were frying out the coil driver in the PCM. We replaced both coil and PCM with dealer units and all is well. Ano... Trouble codes: P0352.
2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FAP71W26X
to all: after much testing found injectors shutting off causing the engine stop. when car was running tapping on the pcm would cause the engine to quit. replaced pcm & reprogram so far so good.
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