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1992 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L fluid VIN: 1FTCR14X1N
We have had this 92 Ranger in the shop several times for transmission slipping. Each time the fluid level is low and if we add fluid it shifts better. Customer is adding about 1 quart a week. However, there are no apparent leaks. We have even put this on the l...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAPP3632W
Good Day Fellow IATN'rs I do not have much background on this vehicle. We service this customers GM vehicles on occassion. Vehicle came in apprx 164 miles ago for MIL on and a report of a stall. Vehicle started no issues,test drove till engine was at temp f... Trouble codes: P0351 (Intergrated igntion A coil failure), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Missfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Missfire)
2002 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR44U92
Hey guys. I need some help on this one. It came in with a complaint of lack of power. I verified it and it has a bad misfire. I checked the cylinder contribution test on my modis and it shows cylinders 4,5, and 6 missing all the time only @ idle. Misfire goes ...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L computer/wiring VIN: 1FAFP53U12
Hi All, Thanks in advance for your time. I have a real headache here. My problem is I can not set the folling monitors, o2, heated o2, cat, or evap. replaced o2 sensor in the rear pre cat connector melted but sensor worked. spliced in new connector, had voltag...
2006 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N16
I am work restoring old mustang and am out of the computer loop, this focus has a rough idle and died twice check engine light is on hooked the modis to it w/K-17 key and no communication, then tried global w/K-20 and still nothing all fuses are good. What nex...
2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXW46P16
this truck will not start after a heat soak. i found a new calibration that is supposed to cure the 8 injector circuit low faults and the p0611 fuel injector control module circuit fault. it does not address the 2291, injector control pressure too low during e... Trouble codes: P2291, P0611, P0261
2007 Ford Expedition EL Limited 5.4L Radio Control VIN: 1FMFU19517
Customer ran down battery listening to radio, recharged battery. Battery checks ok. Now steering mounted steering radio controls are inoperative - all other radio functions are working ok. We have had problems entering into the radio diagnostic mode. Any sugge...
2007 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56PX7
The Truck runs good and strong. We started having an intermittent starting problem when hot. At first we thought the fuel gauge was a little off and the driver was just running out of fuel, because it would read at about 1/8 when it would happen. This occurred...

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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDKE37H7J
OK Thanks for all the replies. The fix was actually simple, the old IAC did not work and the last place that worked on it tuned the base idle screw down. I tried a half a$$ idle relearn before I posted , it didn't work. You must do the procedure EXACTLY. It i... Trouble codes: 13 (Unable to lower idle).
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56S11
Bad exhast valve prolbem with the seat,sent car to auction.Thanks to all Trouble codes: 0304 (misfire 4).
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21RX8
Thanks guys!'s what I learned 1) under warranty until 100,00. We had 107000 2) Loosed by hand if possible, thanks Alex, we had lock tight red so that didnt even work, had to cut all 8 off and drill into the tabs to keep from spinning and used an old st... Trouble codes: P0088.
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