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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Erratic VIN: 1FTZR15E21
Fuel level gauge, oil pressure gauge. "Check Gauges" light on. Fuel gauge is stuck on full, oil gauge moves about 1/16th of an inch off the peg, with truck running. Truck came in originally for a no start condition. Found no fuel pressure. After confirming vol... Trouble codes: P0232 (Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit Fault), P0460 (Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Fault)
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17L41
truck came in with anti-freeze leak found pipe under intale leaking. also had misfire. did intake gasket and new coolant tube. still misfire #3 cly. customer said put new plugs and boots in. still # 3 misfire.switched coil and fuel inj. still misfire # 3 cly. ...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU02141
Hello,have one passed down to me from a tech that just walked out. 01 escape, 3.0 4wd, auto, has mil on for p1409. originally had p1401 and p1409. dpfe was replaced, havent seen the p1401 back yet. but 1409 keeps returning. repaired harness at vac solenoid, fo... Trouble codes: P1409
2003 Ford E-250 5.4L Ac VIN: 1FDNS24L03
I recieved this van after another shop replaced the above componants, A/C blows 78 out the front and 75 from the rear at idle with an outside air temp of 95 and a humidity level of 52 percent. Evac and recharge found 5.5 LBS in the system. Replaced with the fa...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU73K54
Vehicle died on freeway and was towed to shop. Good crank and spark, no codes, fuel pump did not appear to be running. Replaced fuel pump - still crank-no start. Found good fuel pressure and volume, good spark to plugs, and good injector pulse to injectors. Sc...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTHX2547M
Got a 6 litre driving me crazy. Wont start hot at times. 1st time customer hauled in on trailer from across the state and once he rolled off the trailer it started up. I checked it over-had a over boost code and a ficm performance code. test drove with Ids and...
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 Ranger XL 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10D18
Hey guys, got a ranger here with no spark out of the brand new coil on cylinders 1 and 4. Have good ground going to coil and good + pulse. Anybody seen this before? Thanks in advance for the help.
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 ...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L warning chime VIN: 5LMRU27A7Y
This one is baffling me. Has Any One Had a chime intermittenly drive you crazy. Im looking at Gem data getting codes B1318 voltage low And speed senor code P0500 and Gem is seeing 13.5 volts and is reading vehicle speed.Is this causing chime Issues? also looke...
2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4M2EU38846
Thank in advance for any help. This vehicle has a low idle (400) or will stall when every put in gear. It does not matter what gear (drive or reverse) either. I did notice that when in gear the spark-act will go to 127 degrees and if you try to power brake it ...

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1996 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU32X9T
Thanks guys!!! So we ended up replacing MAF sensor with a Ford unit, shipped the vehicle for a few days and just did a customer follow up. Problem solved. I knew I was is a bad way trying a after market for testing, guess that is why we try and stick to OEM pa...
2003 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR44V13
Thanks for all the help. It turns out the wire were indeed crossed. I put them in correct order according to alldata and all is fine. Firing order front to back: Pass. side - 123, Driver side - 456. Coil Pack front to back: Pass. side - 465, Driver side ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire no. 4).
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L no runability issues VIN: 1FTNW21P84
Installed new gpcm and all faults cleared and passed. thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: P0672 (2 glow plug), P0678 (8 glow plug).
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L hard start VIN: 1FTPW14555
The problem was solved, after changing the rest of the injector. Cause after testing the injector they came out lazy, but soon after injector one was showing misfire on cylinder. after changing all rest of the injectors it solved the hard starting problems...
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21508
Thanks to all who responded to my help request. I did install the VCT solenoid and it did fix this vehicle Thank God. One for the books. Thanks again for the help. 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).
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