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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52UXV
This '97 Taurus 3L got towed in for a no start and/or start and stall condition. I drove it into the shop then it wouldn't restart. During the no start condition I always had sufficient spark, inj pulse & proper fuel pressure 35psi. I thought "how come its not... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl.2 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl.3 Misfire), P1408 (EGR Flow Out of Range)
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L electric window VIN: 1FMFU18L0V
Tis car came in with a new DVD player that had just been in stalled. The custome complaint is that The car would try to start on its own while it was running, and that the rear wiper quit working and the driver window wont roll down while in drive or reverse. ...
1998 Ford F-150 4.2L Window motor VIN: 1FTZX1724W
Have a wierd one here. Motor is fairly new only a couple of months old. CUstomer called and said motor stop working with drivers switch and will only go down with passenger switch. Can operate mot in both directions with power probe 3. Also I am getting signal...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 3FAFP66L3M
First let me say i am sorry for ur poor rating. I am a new tech at this shop. Where i was at we had excelent rating. I will start helping others. Here is my problem this contour comes in with an intermittent no start. The cust says that when she parks with fro...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FDWX37P56
I just rebuilt this Torqueshift transmission 3 weeks ago for a local tire road service truck. All clutches, steels and seals including pistons were replaced. Most bushings were also replaced. New convertor. Installed 28k lb. stacked plate cooler in series w/fa...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1FTRW14W76
Truck came in with a code for transfer case motor actuator ... 4x4 was not working , ordered an actuator motor from ford . Intalled it cleared code but now the lite in the dash only works when the switch is in the 4x4 low range position .it will flicker just b...
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Fuelgauge VIN: 1FTNF20507
Greeting Ford techs. This is a fleet truck for a Coal mine and it looks the part. This problem started out as an intermittent fuel gauge but now has not worked for some time. The gauge read E all the time. I can sweep the gauge with my labtop and it looks fine...
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEFM50S8X
Hi folks, have fuel pressure issues with this sable dohc 3.0l. intermittently stalls after start-up, when this occurs, vehicle is difficult to restart. after 15 20 min. vehicle will restart. fuel pressure gauge shows 29-30psi koer, but will quickly and intermi...

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1993 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR11A3P
After finding out the place to start I began by testing the signal wires from the IDM to the coils and found a intermittant drop out/flatline problem on the 1/4 side of the intake side coil. I replaced the IDM and the little ranger came to life and ran great! ... Trouble codes: 224.
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FASP15J3T
after checking and rechecking,it seemed the ect was reading hotter than what was the actual reading.the computer was compensating for the higher temp by idling up the engine in preperation for the added elec.load for the fans and alternator and i guess higher ...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S53
First i want to thank everyone for your help and replies. my mind was just in another place, im sure we have all done it. anyways i had a leak from the egr valve gasket. most of the time i reuse the gasket if it doesnt get to damaged when removing and installi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Unknown VIN: ILNHM87A61
I found the Mode 6 on my tester and found that #3 cylinder had a misfire count. I ordered and installed a Motorcraft coil and replaced the coil. The biggest problem most likely was the fact that #3 cylinder had oil down on top of the spark plug, most likely ...
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