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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU75E0Y
have resealed intakes twice, fuel pressure good, have smoke tested engine using the power brake booster hose. Smoke coming out of IAC hose on middle of intake and crankcase ventilation hose on right side valve cover..question: is this normal? what am I missing... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP404X2
Need help from you ford guys out there. We work on allot of fords but i am at a loss with this one and could use another point of view. The complaint/problem is a severe hesitation/cut out at high rpm (3800-4500) under heavy load. It is intermittent and can no...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Heater temp VIN: 1MEFM58U4X
Car arrived with a no heat condition. A/C cycles continuously, even when only heater is on. Found Temp Actuator motor to be faulty- replaced it. I thought that was the end of the problem...but nooooo. reads about 100 in shop & about 75 on the road on a 40 degr...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Dead battery VIN: 1FDWF34P26
I recieved 10 great suggestions. Thanks! Included; the wrong radio installed OEM causing the draw; new/bad battery's causing the draw, instrument cluster drawing current; operator installed accessories (there wern't any unless they are removed prior to turn-in...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Warning chime, power windows VIN: 1LNLM82W2S
Recomended by members to check all accessorys for short cross feeding the LCM. No aftermarket accessorys were or had ever been installed. I dis-connected the cigerette lighters, no change. Then recalled the digital factory clock is not working. It is a seperat...
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