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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Surge VIN: 2FTHF26K1R
this truck will intermittenly speed up on its own at cruising speed and on accel. if you hold your foot in the same spot it will take off for 2-5 seconds and then go back to normal. i can only get it to do it cold but the customer said he happens when warm up ...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Blend Door VIN: 1LNHM82W53
Hello fellow techs, have this 03 TownCar with erratic blend door operation. It is a dual temperature system. Customer stated when temperature is on hot for drivers side, it works fine, but when decreasing to cold it doesn't start to cool down until about 71 de...

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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT HD 5.8L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDJE30H2S
Another distributor fixed the van for good. Thanks for everyone's replies. We had already tried module, coil and inspected the wiring and PCM. We even went as for as borrowing another van from there fleet (5 of the same exact vans) and swapped distributors and...
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L 4WD/Power windows VIN: 1FTDF18W4V
I installed a used GEM with the same number as the original, installed it and everything has been working OK now for about 5 days. There was no evidence of water on the GEM and no green corrosion problems on the connections. Thanks you for your help, Bob
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Monitors wont run VIN: 1FBSS31L4Y
Thanks everyone for your help on this one. After trying most of the suggestion here i ended up running accrossed the OBD System Operation Summary - Model Year 2000 file. Located here . on page ...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, lean VIN: 1FAFP45X21
Goodmorning All, well this one is fixed. We ended up with two problems, the computer was the problem with the no check eng light and the MAF was the problem with the lean idle. Thanks for the info on basic mass air about gms should be around engine liter. This... Trouble codes: P0136, P0156, P1131, P1151.
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55U42
thanks to all who took time to respond and help a fellow technician. the problem ended up being the fuel pump for the no start. and the pcm was causing all other codes to set. replaced both and customer is on his way. God bless Trouble codes: P1235 (Fuel pump ctrl out of range).
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L master VIN: 1FTNE24WX6
After time and testing we changed the brake hoses and that wasnt really the fix. A new master cyl removed the ft grabbing and it not only stops great but the release is excellent.
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