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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP42TOS
This one is for the ford/mustang guys. its a specific question regarding the fuel injectors.Here is the story.This car was recently purchased buy a younger kid was blowing blue,low comp,fair amount of leak down,oil fouled plugs,lots of km's and had a misfire s... Trouble codes: 412 (no high rpm during self test KOER), 136 (02 lean no switch bank 2), 172 (02 lean no switch bank 1)
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
hey all tech i have a this ford here from and whats going on is after a hot soak the truck will crank and start to sputter and then slowly stall out and die i have replaced the cam sensor and also changed oil and my icp reads 620 and then will increase to 1000...
1997 Ford Aspire 1.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNJLTO6H7V
first off thanks in advance for any help, this car randomly will start to buck when going speeds over 55 when this happens the customer will also start to get A STRONG gas vapor smell in the cabin and aroung the car and fumes will be pouring our of the charcoa...
1997 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L clutch VIN: 1FTCR15XOV
have this ranger that clutch does not disengage when pedal is pushed in.i can see thur bellhousing hole that bearing moves slightly but not nearly enough to work.truck is not losing question is how do idetermine if the problem is the slave or the mast...
2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L compressor VIN: 1FDXF46S7Y
Electrical schematic is lacking I feel.. I can manually close the clutch relay. and a/c runs great. I was able to have the a/c work properly by crossing relays in the under-hood relay box. I then restarted truck w/ all new relays from fomoco. The a/c would NOT...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDWF37F9Y
ford diesel guys, HELP! cust states, loses power, smokes, he thinks, wont get out of its own way, happens intermittently- can sometimes pull over, put in neutral to rev up and clear out, is ok then does christmas time had a no start,code was for cam ... Trouble codes: P0733, P0732, P0476
2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L Steering Wheel VIN: 1FMZU77E93
This truck will have a shimmy at higher highway speeds - 130kms or 80mph. It only seems to start while entering a long corner which is the reason I don't believe it is a tire balance issue. Although I should balance them the next time he is here. This truck al...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P53
Thanks in advance. This one came in with a sputtering under heavy load with no codes two monthes ago. Tested and replace egr valve and was good until last week and brought back for same problem . This time it had po404 and po500 present . Replaced speed sensor... Trouble codes: P0404
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Surge VIN: 1FDXE45P16
This truck is surging when cold worse and when under load. There are no codes present. The FICM has the latest calibration. The batteries and charging system have been tested and passed. Injectors passed all tests. ICP reads .22 volts KOEO. Graphing under load...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L 1-2 shift and 1 VIN: 1FBSS31L46
Need some help on this one trany techs or ford techs or anyone. Van came in slipping on take off and 1st to 2nd. The driver of this van said also that he heard a growl and scraping noise and that is when it started these other problems. More when it was warm. ...
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L06
Customer states vehicle runs rough and misses. EEC test Cont P0302,P0352. Attach IDS power balance test cyl #2 missing. Remove coil and test with HEI spark tester no spark. Replaced coil and sparkplug idle ok miss is gone. Road test after repair in less than 1... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire detected), P0352 (Ignition Coil B primary circuit malfunction), P0316 (Misfire Detected on Startup First 1000 revolutions.)
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L oil&water mix VIN: ILNLM9IVOP
This 4.6L motor does not have plastic intake manifolds. There is a mix of coolant and oil in the crankcase. There is no oil in cooling system. No running problems. Car was here for routine oil change. Thanks for any help!
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S14
hello techs, i have what sounds to be bad coils, but not convinced. it will run well for several minutes , then scatter spark all over the map and primarily on #4,5,6 cylinders. #4 coil replaced already. plugs also on that bank on all 3 holes. no change. i sus... Trouble codes: P1235 (F. Pump control out of range), P2105 (TAC system forced engine shutdown), P2107 (TAC system Module Processor), P2110 (TAC system forced limited rpm)
1991 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 5.0L no 2nd gear VIN: 1MECM74F0M
Car was towed for a distance using front wheel dolly. Now trans will shift into 3rd only when throttle released then it skips 2nd gear. Low & reverse work fine. Fluid looks and smells ok. Checked TV cable mechanical and pressure-ok. Cannot find a scenario in a...
2003 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S53
i have a 03 sable with a gas cap light on and cannot get it to clear replaced broken fuel cap and tested and replaced evap valve. the gas cap light stays on all the time when key is on. tryed unhooking battery did not help.

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1995 Ford Escort 1.9L transmission VIN: 1FASP11J3S
The fix on this vehicle is going to be a transmission replacement. Due to the lack of history on the vehicle and the cost versus value of the repair the dealer that owns it has purchased a transmission from a yard 20 miles away. This prevents me from owning th...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L steering VIN: 1FAFP53U41
Well, still waiting to get the vehicle back into the shop. Customer was in a big hurry to solve the problem, but as usual now not in a big hurry to do it. When I worked on the vehcile and did the flush the same sound was still there according to the customer. ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P85
thank you everyone for your help, this truck is finally fixed. I found out that the ficm was the culprit. THis truck is on its forth module now since new. First one was replaced in 2008, then it was sent out to the circuit board medic for a repair and never re... Trouble codes: P0335, P2614, P2617, P0262, P0265, P0268.
2008 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDK38CX8
Unfortunately this one is going to the dealer for further diagnoses. I did some more research on this vehicle and found that this type of issue is not uncommon for this engine. Numerous blogs (can't remember what site) from Ford owners desribed this exact pr... Trouble codes: P0018 (Vct), P0021 (Vct).
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