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1996 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y3T
thanks for all your help in advance and Happy New Year This vehice is one of my very good customers. when vehicle has a hot soak maybe 15 minutes it will not start. it trys to start, but just stumbles. when it cools off it starts fine. to me it seems like a fu... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU03151
Check engine lite on. the first cat that was on vehicle when removed you could see the insides a fine metal dust. The compression on cly 4 only 125psi I know is not good, but why would it kill the cat, and make a miss fire on that bank? The other part that I d... Trouble codes: P0304 (cly 4 misfire.), P0305 (cly 5 misfie), P0306 (cly 6 misfire), P1157 (Ho2 b2 lean), P1157 (Ho2 b2 lean), P0122
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTSW31F13
vehicle came in customer complaint was high egt reading on gauge ,running rough ran dignostics found dtc for cyl balance fault on #3 and #8 check compression replace two injectors.truck runs fine passes all self test,but still has excessive egt reading under l...
2003 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L abs VIN: 1MEFM50U53
Regular customer complains of abs activating during hard braking. Road test revealed abs does activate even while traveling at 30 mph no skid just activation. IDS graph shows both rear wheels are slowing down about 3 mph faster than front. When abs is activati...

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1976 Ford Mustang II Ghia 2.8L Carb VIN: T234567890
Thank you all for the great insight here. Lots of things to check. First I plugged all the vacuum ports on the carb including the booster. That got the idle down to around 1000. Then I began a basic idle tune and got it to around 900 to 950 very rough. I have ...
1994 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L ign fuse VIN: 1FMD432X5R
all u folks r right on as ignition capacitor was the problem two r three of members hit right on the money.thanks to all for the info n happy new year
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