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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FAFP34P61
Vehicel came in last week with poor idle and stalling at times with a/c on only. Ck. Vacum leak, codes, timing, and no problems found there. When engaged a/c idle dropped to below 500 rpms. And vehicle stalled after just a few seconds. Restarted and held throt...
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSS34F12
Hi, I need help on this 7.3 Diesel. I appreciate anything you can do for me, I am not a diesel shop and only work on them doing basic service so my diagnostic skills are weak and I have relied on iATN for all of the tests I have done to this point. This van wi...
2005 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L compressor VIN: 1FMDU75W35
this explorer has eatc and the compressor will not engage all relays and fuses are good, plenty of 134-a and pressure swiches are ok, and no codes. data shows a/c swich [not pressed] even though a/c lights up, you hold it in and it shows [pressed]. i'm not sur...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L instrumant cluster VIN: 1FTWX31P26
Truck came in with temp guage pegged and low power, checked the temp sensor and found good. had no engine codes, checked the instrument cluster for codes and got a B1352 code, checked all the wires to the key switch and around the shifter, did any one have wir...
1988 Other Ford Kountry Coac 10.3L potentiometer VIN: 1C9CD6RA8H
Hey Old Timers! Got a Motor home here with the Bendix C1-a air operated cruise control. I believe I have an erratic potentiometer, but I can't seem to find one. I think the part number is either 101951n, 101951, or [...]. When I find it listed on the intern...

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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRX18L2X
Thank you to all that replied. I recieved several good ideas, some that I had already checked and some that I haven't. I finally decided to bite the bullet and tear it back down, to find that the bank 1 guide was broken and the chain was off half a link. Pu...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: IFAFP55U21
I checked everythig I could without the vehicle running, we installed yet another motorcraft fuel pump.We are going to install new fuel pump relay and inertia switch as some had suggested. If this beast returns I will repost as for now fingers are crossed, Th...
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Stripped Chassis Custom 6.8L computer key on VIN: 1FDXE45S93
it was a high load on the pcm power line they had spliced into it to run aux air in the bus part move the line to fuse panle all good now thanks for the help
1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L ABS Wheel Sensor VIN: 1LNCM93E7M
Thank you again for all the replies- I have to close this help request as it will not be repaired before time limit.The same codes are still present after replacing ABS unit,lf & rr sensors with known good tested parts.FYI you cannot switch the rear sensors to...
1998 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZV111XW
yes, this car is fixed! with thanks to chad from illinois, I tested knock sensor(burried under intake) with scan tool in datastrem, struck intake & block with a small hammer and timing never changed, removed manifold replaced knock sensor,also found clogged EG...
2000 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4M2XV1JTXY
Thanks for the tips...changed the distributer and she ran leik a champ...
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