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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FALP4042T
Has a miss at idle #6 & #3 set cam sensor miss went away but has a rough idle Has 150 psi on all cyl good fuel pressure nice injector spray patturn.
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18L0W
HELP, Never had one so hard to fix. Missing under slight load most of the time. Truck came from another shop in which they put new coils and plugs in it but still missed on cyl 7. They then put an injector on at cyl 7. Still misses so he brought to us. I swapp... Trouble codes: P0307
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Reverse VIN: 1FMZU34EXW
Thanks in advance! This is my father's work truck. He came out of a store and went to back out. Put it in reverse and it just made a ratcheting/Grinding noise and did not move. In drive the truck runs normally until you let off to coast, especially at 40-60mph...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Stall, Delayed restart VIN: 1FTNW21P93
Replaced #2 and #6 injectors at he same time within a month. Within a week it started to stall and not restar until cooldown(6 to 10 minutes) found that it would cut out but not stall when pulling/wiggle the engine harness. Replace harness.prior the ipr and ci... Trouble codes: P2363 (Injection pressure regulator open), P0290 (Injection pressure low)
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU73K24
at approximately 4000 rpm while watching fuel pressure on modis when vehicle appears to disengage transmission, pressure drops to 5# for a moment recovering to initially [...]# then settling in at 40PSI, the vehicle drives normally 95% of the time. a...
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L no power cold VIN: 1FDXE45P64
any help would be appreciated---vechicle produces 17 psi of boost when hot but no boost cold---vechicle passes koer test---can anyone tell me what would prevent boost cold??? thanks, tony. Trouble codes: P2262
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Convertor VIN: 1MEFM59S1Y
Hi All, This car came in 3000 miles ago with the transmission light flashing and code P0741 stored. We have seen this before and checked condition of fluid. It was yellowish and smelled burned so we recommended complete transmision replacement with Ford unit.W...

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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Lighting VIN: 2FMZA6148Y
i would like to thank kirk, henry, greg, and dave for taking time to answer. it is not fixed, it got into a minor accident, we will have an other go at it, onced it comes out of the body shop. thanks steve
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L 4&4 VIN: 0001231111
thanks to all replaced 4&4 computer every thing is fine now thanks again
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRWO7673
I do applogize for taking so long to close this. Unfortuntyl I nevere could figure it out. It was weird because it would come and go. Myself and another tech took the the truck for a very long test drive useing his Verus. Right when we thought we had it pinpo...
2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46Y05
Bob was close, James hit it on the head. They mounted the hydraulic pump for the domp bed right against the left o2 sensor and it finally cut thru on its self. have to move hydraulic line so this does not happen in the future. thanks for those that responded. ...
2006 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR45E76
Even though fuel pump amp draw, pressure and volume were OK, we installed a new factory fuel pump module and problem has not returned. Trouble codes: P0232 (fuel pump seondary circuit high).
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM62W3S
Everyone hit this one on the EGR but that was minor. The issue was carbon blocking ports to idle air controler. Thanks for everybody's help. Trouble codes: P1407 (No egr flow detected), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2).
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