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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Stall
I need some help with this fire truck. It will die only on decel after being driven for 20 miles or so it doesn't happen all the time. I have driven it many time and got it to happen 1 time. Have tested iac it is at 55% command fuel pressure is 35psi map reads...
1997 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X0V
Customer was driving and vehicle died. He replaced the fuel pump, fuel filter, crank sensor, plugs, wires, coil. Still no start. Brought it to me. Yeah for me! Checked fuel pressure - 45psi good, has spark, engine cranks but does not fire. Raw gas smell after ...
1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45XXW
Hey all you ford techs out there i got this mustang that the ecm shows to be running lean. I checked fuel pressure its good, checked cleaned and replaced the maf sensor it shows approx. 7gs on airflow. Tps voltage good coolant sensor reading properly. Smoked f... Trouble codes: P1151 (Lack of ho2s21 switchingsensor indicates lean), P0503
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Missfire VIN: 1FTWW33FGY
This truck came in dead. Customer gave very little imfo. It would crank slow but would crank. Charged batteries and sounded like only hitting on a few. Ran injector buss test and found pass side dead. Glow plugs tested fine. Pulled valve cover to find harness ...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU16W01
I have been racking my brain on this one. It seems to run fine although the customer swears it runs poorly. I checked mode 6 and it showed a 2% missfire on cyl 4, however I am not getting any codes. The MAF and Baro values are good. The long term fuel trims ar... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP55S44
Customer complaint is an intermittent no start. The instrument cluster sometimes has the ck fuel cap,abs and red brake lights stay on. Not always with the no start. Since we have had the vehicle we can't duplicate the no start. A full scan of the computer syst...
2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP25166
customer complains of an engine surge clunk. when i road tested i noticed the idle would flare up a little all by itself causing the vehicle to lurch in gear a bit. i checked for codes and none were found. this is a drive by wire vehicle with no throttle cable...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSX20R68
This truck came into our shop running real rough, the customer said it needed 8 injectors so we did a Diagnostic and found #8 cyl dead with code po284, we then did a manual compression test and found #1(700)#2(160)#3(720)#4(280)#5(620)#6(340)#7(800)#8(0)Im won...

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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHX26F2S
Thanks for all the help, sorry for late closing post, I thought I had already closed it. the ICP sensor that I had bought at ford dealer was bad. How I came on to this was the truck got to where it would not run at all hardly, the icp sensor was easy to get to... Trouble codes: P1212 (ICP not at expected).
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, mil on & off no code VIN: 1FALP45T6S
hello, thanks to everyone that replied! im going to call it fixed. xpipe and new 02's were the fix. thanks again, kg
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 7.3L OD switch VIN: 1FTHX26F3V
all curcuits tested ok replaced ecm fixed problem Thanks for all the help.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
Hello everyone, This one is fixed and gone. I ohmed the covers and they were both at 30 ohms +. I changed gaskets and under cover harness, glow plugs also while I was there, some were dead. Remeasured ohms, now down to 3 ohms. Still a no start with open codes... Trouble codes: 1293 (high side open bank one), 1294 (high side open bank two).
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE2424Y
well, the leaking runner controll shafts were the least of the problem.replacing the left valve cover because of worn out/stripped threads where filler pipe connects gave enough of a seal to reveal collapsed/leaking PCV elbow under throttle body that did not s... Trouble codes: 171 (lean), 174 (lean).
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRF12WX4
This truck is fixed. Thanks to Michael [...], who suggested checking the wiring along the frame rail. There is a plastic cover with connectors behind it. A mouse had chewed the wire from the pcm to fuel pump module in half. Repaired and everything is fine....
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTPX14565
I want to thank RPM Automotive as they called me and let me know their own headache with the 5.4 engine. We changed the oil to 40w and the oil pressure came up to 35psi while in gear. They told me the springs on the VCT sensors are so strong they need that m... Trouble codes: P0022 (Intake Camshaft Position Timing Over-Retard Bank 2), P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 1), P0345 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 2), P0349 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 2).
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FT5W21P26
as always, u guys were right. pulled the egr valve and full of carbon. replacement took care of problem. thanks again for your time and help! Trouble codes: P0263 (cyl 1 contribution balance fault), P0269 (Cyl 3 contribution balance fault), P0404 (EGR performance), P1408 (EGR flow out of range), P1335 (EGR position sensor min stop perf).
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