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1988 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L cylinder #6
hey all. i could use some help. ive been trying to figure out why my engine has a miss at idle and coasting but not noticed under acceleration. seems to have burn time issues looking at cyl 6. with an ignition scope. ive replaced the plug, the wire, the cap an...
1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP4441R
HELP!please.Vehicle came in as a nostart.Lab scoped icm & found no signal out on pin 12.Replaced module & car runs fine-in park.Stalls as soon as it is put in reverse or drive.Seems to stall more in reverse.When you power brake it to go down the road,will sral...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X6Y
i have a mustang that is not starting, i have replaced pcm and intake, intake because it didn't have one. it has spark and injector noid. the spark moves around the motor as it should but the fuel injectors all pulse at the same time and flood the car out. put...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU72X9Y
Well guys I really pulling my hair on this truck, for the last months has been setting codes P0171 & P0174 even after intake gaskets been replaced, and reman Maf sensor, but was not having any other driveability concerns, lately customer complaints that truck ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (fuel system lean B2)
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality
customer wanted new plugs, wires and coil pack. because engine idled rough. its was only rinning on four cyl. now does not hesitate on accel. but it idle very bad. real rough. acts like vacuum leak. smoke no leak. my next step tomorrow morening is compression ...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Engine number VIN: 1FMZU63K44
Does somebody know where te engine number is? i have to take this explorer to the inspection here in el salvador and they need, in order to give me the license plates the engine number i`ve red is the same last then digits , but don`t.
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Rear Window Wiper VIN: 4M2ZU55P4X
Originally we replaced a bad wiper motor. Two weeks later it returned and we replaced the motor again. Each time this fixed the problem. The third time it came back and we replaced the GEM and had it reprogrammed. This fixed the problem. A month later it came ...

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1997 Ford IHC 4700 T44 .0L No Start VIN: 1HTSCAB67W
I changed out the CMP just because of all the noted failures on it, but the problem was the relay for the IDM or ECM. I wish I knew which one, but I swapped them out with another truck for a test and unfortunately am not certain which one went where when I was... Trouble codes: 543 (ecm/idm IDM fault not recieving data), 242 (532 - fuel inj snch smbol high), 532 (fuel inj snch smbol high), 544 (inj fault bank 2), 221 (SCCS circuit fault).
2005 Ford Freestar S 3.9L Stall VIN: 2FMDA51665
Sorry for not getting back to you guys sooner. We have been experiencing one of the worst winters in recent memory.Just now setteling down from the rush after the weather cleared.SO,here we go. FIRST OF ALL,thanks to all whopn replied to my request.All of you ...
1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L compression VIN: 1MELM653XT
Well, those who suspected it was a headgasket hit the nail right on the head. It also had leaking valves. After a valve job and milling with a new gasket, it runs great. Thanks for all the help!
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