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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5145X
This van needs the intake gaskets and pcm reflash for lean, it also needs lower intake as seals at irc are leaking. The confusing part is engine will run fair go into closed loop and ltf wiil be37 stf will be 20, when all of a sudden ltf goes to 0 across the b... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1999 Ford F-150 4.6L No Gears At All VIN: 2FTRXO7W3X
Hi there!! I got this problem child kicking my butt here, I am not a tranny guy, but i replaced the flex plate about 6 months ago, and the guy called me around 2 months ago to tell me that it sound like if the flex plate was broken again, but he didn't bring i...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L moniters not ready VIN: 1FTSX30S91
Hi all real Techs, I have ford pickup. Its has Only two moniter. Both for Ho2s. One for senser and other for Ho2s heater Circuit. while diagnosing all I found was temp Staying at 181 Deg F wont goes to 200 or 210 F. replaced the T_stat.Now temp goes to 204 whi...
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L blower/control head VIN: 1FMPU18L01
cust complaint that blower motor stays on, can control speeds w/ingnition switch in off position. Control head remains on as well. can hear relays clicking at times under dash. can bump fuse panel w/your hand and blower quits. any help is appreciated. Rick
2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Stripped Custom 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FDXE45F52
Engine replaced at 220000 due to fuel contaminated coolant, injector cup(s) failure. (Ford REMAN engine) Customer complaint is the vehicle may stall and not restart after driving 20 to 30 miles. (Have not got to duplicate.) I replaced the Cam sensor due to th... Trouble codes: P0340, P1105, P1106
2003 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L Hard start cold VIN: 3FAHP37543
The car came back to us after the head repair when the weather got cold (below freezing lets say). It will start fine in 50* air but not in 20* air. When we had finished the head job, the car would not idle. The timing marks were checked/double/triple checked ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P75
Customer came to our shop after he replaced all 8 of his injectors. He was complaining of a rough running on hard acceleration. I told him cylinder 7 failed contribution test. He replaced that injector and drove with out a problem for about a day. Now its he...
2007 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP56U27
The customers complaint is it will intermittently stall after a cold start but seems to be ok once it is going down the road. It also will not start afer a hot soak at times. It belongs to an employee at the convenience store next to my shop so I made a "hou...
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N07
Hey fellas - i got this focus with a mil light on (p0171 system too lean bank 1). Will not pass state inspection due to this. Engine also idles a little rough. Initially smoke tested and found leak from the area of the intake manifold runner control actuator (... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Power windows VIN: 1FMCU24X9V
Sorry for the late close, I have been waiting for the person to bring the vehicle back and he has not been able. Most of you said to check the wiring in the door jam and after thinking about it I believe that is most likely were the problem is. I hope I can ge...
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Fisher plow VIN: 1FMDU74E4Y
Thanks for the help. Found two problems here. first is the s2 solinod was shorted in the controler. also found that the valve body had junk inside. cleaned and replaced controler. also found that to go left it uses both the s2 and s3 solinolds. Thanks Chris
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mil On VIN: 1FTNW21F41
After four days of driving this vehicle we were unable to duplicate the problem. All updates were added to this transmission when rebuilt. Problem is most likely electrical, but we were unable to locate a problem.
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L high pitch noise VIN: 1FMZU73E52
This one is fixed tried the iac did not fix it so we tried alt. it fixed it Thanks go out to everyone I had 11 people respond thanks again
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