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1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Loss of power VIN: 1FACP40M8M
I performed pinpoint test H (fuel control) per shop manual on Motoralldata.com and the results indicate the ECM is the culprit. I am very reluctant to replace an ECM unless I am 100% certain that will fix the problem. After driving on the freeway at 60 mph for... Trouble codes: 172 (O2 lack of switching lean)
1992 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FTHF26M6N
Truck came in as a stall no restart. performed tests found no fuel at injectors. bought injector pump from ford. during install my tech didnt realize that it can be adjusted. My question is what is the easiest way to set this pump @ TDC? I am not getting any g...
1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FTEF15N7T
Hello there all.This truck seems to possibly have a torque converter isuue but not sure.When vehicle is cold or warm you put the vehicle in drive and it dies hard.When you put in reverse it maintains idle.we replaced tcc solenoid and all readings on the scanne...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP58U51
Hi guys I have a problem car at our shop that I hope someone could help me with. About 3 months ago we had a good customer of ours with a 2001 Ford Taurus (VIN U) 3.0 liter towed in due to a no start condition. It was intermittently occuring and it would star...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Misfire
I have a customer that comes in with his 2003 f-150 truck and we are allways fighting with the same problem. He has water in some of the spark plug tubes, its not allways the same one. I have sealed the boots with grease,it didnt help. On the right side I put ...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L IPC, Power windows, Radio VIN: 1FMEU17W53
This is the SO family hauler. He stated that bthe dome lamps would not shut off at times and yesterday the battery was dead. He trickle charged it overnight and this morning the truck started right up. Power windows, cluster, and radio were inop. I have scann...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNW21P34
We replaced the heads (they were badly cracked) and the turbo (there was to much corrosion and the unison ring was badly worn) recently on this truck. It runs great, balance test is perfect. Cannot do cranking compression test with IDS, the truck will start du... Trouble codes: P0299
2006 Ford Focus ZXW 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP36N97
I checked the relay,had my power and ground. I checked the air valve when i put vacuum to it to make sure it opens and closes.It work fine. I jumped the air injection bypass solenoid to make sure it worked. I jump the relay to the air pump and the pump ran.I t... Trouble codes: P0410, P0491
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTPW14V57
I have two of these with the 3 valve motor doing the same thing. The truck feels sluggish on excel and under moderate grades (trans still in high gear) with light throttle the truck will buck and surge pretty good. Misfire data in mode 6 is different on these ... Trouble codes: P0316
2011 Ford F350 5.4L park kill wire VIN: 1FTBF3B64B
Hello and thanks in advance. I am setting up a new brush truck here and am hoping somebody can give me a little info about where I might be able to find a park signal on this truck. It is just a bare bones F350 4x4 with a gas engine. I need a signal (either gr...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM82W83
Car came in couple months ago with misfire on #2 cylinder. Replace the ignition coil, sent on its way. Came back, replaced the #2 spark plug and coil again. Still had same problem. Cut and installed new test wire for coil control from pcm to affected coil. Cod... Trouble codes: P0352 (Coil driver circuit 2 cylinder)

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1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32X3R
Thank you to all that replied. Took the short cut and just replaced the sensor portion . Definetly not one of FORD's better ideas ! Thanks again to all ! Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP Signal noise 0 Tane Adjust Pin), P0214 (Cylinder I.D. CID circuit fault).
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP3138Y
Problem turned out to be the computer. Customer did not want to pay any more diagnostic time. She decided to take car to dealer since I was having trouble diagnosing the car, no problem. She called and said it was the computer. Thanks for all the suggestions, ... Trouble codes: P0320.
2007 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P07
Thanks for all the help on this ...high pressure oil pump and o rings the culprit. Pump will always get replaced if any more turbos are replaced. Thanks again Trouble codes: P2284 (Icp pressure range slash performance).
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