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1988 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FDGS24H9J
i think i know the problem i just not sure what to do with it - my map voltage is at 2.58 - 2.61 on signal wire at all times unless unplugged then it goes to 4.99 volts - ref volts @ 5.0 at tps - map - egr / good ground (added extra straight to battery to make... Trouble codes: 85 (canister purge at lean limits KOEO)
1997 Ford Ranger Sport 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTCR10A3V
Vehicle is owned by used car lot a little too tatty for our normal trade supposed to get running well enough to sell system codes indicate p1132, p1137 on koer im confused thinking codes like those might be pcm? help please!! Trouble codes: P1132 (p1137-), P1137 (testing and results)
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Temp Gauge VIN: 1FTRX18W81
Since installing a Jasper reman engine we are having problems with the temp gauge. After driving about six miles the temp gauge will peg hot and the computer will go into save the engine mode. We have shot the engine with the infrared gun and are confident tha...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L steering VIN: 1FAFP53U41
Hello to you! I've got a 2001 Ford Taurus SE that is making a low moaning sound when making a slow left turn. When the vehicle came in a few weeks ago the customer said that the noise was on hard left turns. So I checked and replaced the belt and tensioner. Th...
2003 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR44V13
Vehicle has misfire no. 4 found loose spark plug noticed coil pack reads different from engine firing order and wonder if there is a problem. According to alldata looking from front of engine to back the pass. Side is 123 and driver 456 the coil pack- motorcra... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire no. 4)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L no runability issues VIN: 1FTNW21P84
Followed ford trouble tree and all test passed. Swapped gpcm with another off another truck here and still same faults. I found no shorted leads, no open leads but the gpcm has #2& #8 disabled . there is no power going to these two glow plugs out of controler.... Trouble codes: P0672 (2 glow plug), P0678 (8 glow plug)
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Stall VIN: 1FDXE45P56
the van runs fine but on decel will stall sometimes.i have replaced the oil cooler , head gaskets, installed a egr cooler delete and arp head studs. icp desired and actual are very close to each other.i have replaced the ipr valve also. the problem did not exi... Trouble codes: P2290
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21508
Thank you in advance for any help. Not sure where to go with this vehicle. flow chart not much help. I have a code P0012 Intake Camshaft Position Timing. I kind of want to change the VCT solenoid on the right side but not sure that will fix the problem. I can ... Trouble codes: P0012 (Intake Camshaft Position Timing), P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire), P0316 (misfire on start up)
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L engine VIN: 2FAHP71V78
vehicle came to shop with noisey engine
1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Abs VIN: 1LNLM82W5T
My first time posting. So i have here a 96 linc. T.c. Came in with abs activating intermittently at low speed , codes for f.l. Sensor , my testing passes , trying to clear codes with scanner and disconecting fuses and battery but same codes there without even ...

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2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTRX08L6Y
first I want to say thank you to everyone that share with me the time to guide me thru,and yes everyone was right the transmission connector was full of oil and shorting out the entire engine performance,once I removed the connector the engine came alive,on re... Trouble codes: 1760 (Epc ptroblem), 0743 (Tcc), 0755 (Shift solenoid), 1747 (Pressure control short circuit).
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA5243Y
Ernie/Aje94 told me when you have tried everything, rethink for simplier answers. The fairly competent customer had replaced the coil assembly - shiny black. I replaced plugs and wires on all cyls, and injector and connector on #3. I had lean codes. So, I was... Trouble codes: P0303 (Miss on cyl 3), P0171 (Lean), P0174 (Lean).
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAF40471F
i want to thank you every one who reply to my posting you guys were really helpful. Trouble codes: P0455, P0443.
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW32F92
Thanks to all that replied soo promtly with helpful info. To David from Texas you were dead on. Further testing found the low side driver circuit, within the harness under the valve cover, on #6 cylinder to have an open. IATN isgreat and thank you again to all... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal Control Module KAM Error), P0605 (PCM ROM Test Failure), P1276 (Cylinder 6 High To Low Side Open).
2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Fuel Gage VIN: 1FAFP53232
We released the vehicle back to the operator and it never returned. Contacted dealer they said we should remove the sender from the tank and do a manual sweap to see if it will read full.
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P34
thanks for the great responses. We initially air checked this van and could here no air loss from engine with icp reg open or closed. After the new pump and reg. still had no start but then when we air checked with reg open we could hear air loss in left rear ... Trouble codes: P2285.
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Stall VIN: 1FTWX31P95
Customer had to take the truck and has not returned. Fluid was low on the power steering pump and I think we had a lot of air in the system. At this time I believe our problem is probably in the pump because I think he ran it low on fluid. He is trying to blam...
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJK33D97
Wow I got lucky. Remember if you reading Archieves this is a Van. Limted access to everything in front, there is a loom that goes across the top of the cowl, 3 tiny screws hold it up, the map sensor is bolted on top of it with a 6 mm bolt (8mm socket) to the r... Trouble codes: P0107 (Map bp circuit low), P0405 (Egr a circuit low), P0472 (Exhaust pressure sensor low), P2122 (Throttle pos.), P2127 (Throttle pos), P2133.
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1LNHM86S43
Thanks for all the replies. When thoughly scanning the data while searching for the problem. Noticed the dpfe would go from .58 volts to .45 volts when problem occurred. Disconnecting the electrical connector and setting a hard egr code for testing purposes w... Trouble codes: U1041 (invalid or missing data for speed sensor), U1262 (data link fault).
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