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1997 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32E0V
Engine idles at ~1400 RPM. Desired RPM is ~665. Commanded IAC to 0% - ~50 RPM change IAC command stays at 28.13% at idle - won't go lower TPS 1.15 volts - can not find spec in Mitchell I found a TPS chart: 0 degree .65 volts 10 degrees .97 volts and so on.. O... Trouble codes: P1506 (Idle Air Control overspeed error), P1000 (OBD II Tests Incomplete)
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5142X
O.K. the Windstar is back. Originally this car came in for a squealing noise in the synchronizer assm. After replacing it with the cam sensor we started getting a P1309 code. We replaced it again with an OE and after 15 miles the code came back, we replaced th... Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire monitor not completed)
2005 Ford hurricane 6.8L hydraulics VIN: 1F6NF53S74
slideouts stop moving on extend or retract. both are doing the same thing. i'm thinking they get power from the same circuit breaker. what i would like is a wiring diagram or schematic of this coach.
2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA52205
This van belongs to me and i dont like when i cant find a problem especially on my own car. this thing will shudder at cruise with out a load,flat ground speed and load do not change at all and it will shudder for one to two seconds and then stop. it does get ...
2011 Ford f250 6.7L antifreeze VIN: 1FT7W2BT6B
Ford techs my information system has nothing on this truck yet, and the local dealer is of no help, customer has a service coolant light on, it is full, and truck is under warranty, i told customer to take to dealer, dealer says that coolant should be changed ...

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2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L OD light VIN: 2FTZA54401
First of all thanks for all of the help.I am sorry I left out code decription.We chek reluctor and wires all was good tried different sensor that fixed problem. Thanks again
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP40432
Thanks to everyone for all the suggestions! What ended up being the final problem was cracks in the headers at the head. I took it off (bank one) and set it up in a jig and welded them. I don't care what anybody says but this one was a multituded of issues. Ev... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank One System Too Lean).
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMFU16545
Thanks for the suggestions guys. We were monitoring cyl missfires and showed none. We pulled injector wires during miss and determined it was #1. Looked inside w/ boroscope several times after cooldown to see if we had antifreeze leaking in. Found none, all lo...
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