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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, VIN: 1FTPW14564
car was brought to my shop because intermitantly while driving the security light will come on solid and it feels like you are losing throttle. the car will not accelerate but all other functions are working like radio, blower, instrument cluster etc. as soon ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21L34
Any points of checking that perhaps I have overlooked? Voltage seems low and I am guessing it bases out of the CJB just wanna be sure. Trouble codes: P00, 231 (Fuel pump secondary circuit low)
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2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Valve Train VIN: 1FMZKO4116
This free style jump time on exhaust cam that drives water pump.Pumped air into cylenders to check for bent valves.center cylenders on both head leak from intake ports,But this did not jump the intake cam shafts it only jumped one exhaust cam.Is there a reason...
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2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S5Y
thanks in advance,replaced spark plugs,ignition coil #2, repair vacuum leak egr gasket, fuel filter.this is the only leak found with smoke machine. misfire noticeable. clear code. next day all code came back.i am not workig on trans code po741 yet. i want to f... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0302, P0741
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMYU24X0X
thank you for all the help after inspecting everything that was sugested i found right rear emergency brake cable binding the bracket near the rotor had cut into sleeve and rusted.
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP40493
Thanks to everyone who helped on this vehicle. What we ultimatly ended up doing was reducing the charge in the system by about 4 tenths. This allowed the duct temp to reach about 44 degrees, the hi side charge was still alittle hi, around 315 or so on a day t...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71W85
even though the throttle plate was not that dirty i cleaned it and so far no more complaints
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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAFP37N85
went out the bottom not bad after you get rid of the manifolds.thanks people
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF37P96
Thanks to everyone who responded to this request. We were pretty sure that the egr cooler was the problem, but we just hadn't jumped into one to this point. We replaced the egr cooler and oil cooler at the same time, though the dealer we got the parts from st... Trouble codes: P1335 (egr pos. sensor minimum stop performance).
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Needs Engine Swap
HALLO TO EVERYONE !!YOUR RECOMENDATION FOR ENGINE REMOVAL WAS RIGHT ON MONEY , I REMOVED HOOD FIRST AND THEN INTAKE MANIFOLD, AND ALL RELETED VACUUM HOSES, THEN WIRING HARNES , HARDEST PART OF ALL WAS EXHAUST SYSTEM , CATS ARE B--- TO GET OUT . SOME BOLTS GO...
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2007 Ford E-150 XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14V87
I feel pretty stupid right now. Cylinder 8 spark plug was loose. I guess the thought hadn't occurred to me considering this is an engine that you usually can't get the plugs out of. I have never encountered a noise like this coming from a loose spark plug. Sou...
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2008 Ford E-150 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNE14W48
We ended up finding two bad injectors. Cyl 6 and 8, although 6 was removed from vehicle and flushed, we had to replace cylinder 8 injector. The injector would work fine until it was hot. Thanks for your help! Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P2195, P2197.
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