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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L Cuts out, engine skips when cr VIN: 1FDFE24H3R
This vehicle came to me with a rough idle, surge and a skip in the ignition. New EGR and IAC was replaced and resolved the rough idle and surge but I still have a skip in the ignition like the it turns off then back on. It's not consistence but happens only wh... Trouble codes: 412 (replaced TPS IAC and EGR and solved this KOER code), 111 (no codes store and engine service light is out on KOEO)
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSS34S2Y
Help!!! we have this 2000 ford e-350 news van that has got us to the point of being commited. This van only sets the codes at idle in gear. Long term trim goes to positive 12% and short term goes to 33.3%. Have done multiple smoke tests at different points aro... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Parking lights, dash lights VIN: 1FTNW21P53
This truck came in because it blows the number 17 fuse in CJB causing the parking lights and instrument cluster lights to not work. I replaced the fuse and everything worked fine. I wiggle tested from the back lights to the front, dropped the fuse box and wigg...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FDXE45PX4
This is an ambulance and a very good customer. Complaint was low power. I found that the boost was dropping off to 0 psi under medium acceleration. Would climb to 10 psi and then drop. We inspected and replaced the turbo(new Ford)because the bearings were loos... Trouble codes: P0488
2005 Ford E-250 5.4L running lean VIN: 1FTNE24L05
Vehicle is setting lean codes. When I block off the pcv port, at the manifold, my fuel trims start to drop. The pcv hose is the completely plastic one and has no holes anywhere. I smoked out the system, and the only place the smoke comes out is a rather large ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank 1), P0174 (System lean bank 2)
2005 Ford Crown Victoria LX Sport 4.6L keep alive memory VIN: 2FAFP74W75
every two weeks car throws a keep alive memory code ,, simple circuit from battery to fuse box and across engine to PCM , check fuses and changes the memory fuse , check harness for a break and ohmed out circuit ,, also ran a jumper bypassing the fuse and ra...
2006 Ford E-250 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24W86
This one came to us as a problem vehicle, and has stayed that way. The owner has already tried everything that he could based of basic code readings, and the only thing that changed was it stopped throwing fuel pressure codes. This van will run and drive fine ... Trouble codes: P061B, P2107 (Throttle actuator control tac module processor), P0600 (Serial communication fault), P2105 (Tac system - forced engine shutdown)
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Surge VIN: 2FMDK39C07
Good afternoon. I have a 2007 ford edge brat here that does not want to cooperate. Customer came in a few months ago with a misfire issue code po300 po302 po304. Went through and found 2 bad coils, customer requested we replace them all as he drives vehicle al...
2007 Ford Expedition EL Limited 5.4L abs module VIN: 1FMFK20547
Good afternoon everyone! I need expert Ford help fast! This 2007 Expedition EL with Roll Stability belongs to a customer who swears it was hit by lightning after the last storm we had (TS Lee). Vehicle came in the shop running, with the battery light on and th...

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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP42TOS
Sorry for the late reply on this one gentlemen.Being as busy as Ive been it was hard to find the time to make this one happen.Anyways as for the fix...I got in touch with Denso N. America and asked them about specs regarding the part number I posted in the hel... Trouble codes: 412 (no high rpm during self test KOER), 136 (02 lean no switch bank 2), 172 (02 lean no switch bank 1).
1997 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Noise VIN: 1FMDU34X7V
1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A7V
thanks for evryone help realy i learn a lot.now our jop realy hard we dont only fix the cars but we have check the new part we instaled. the maf(new) sensore looks read normal after i started the car but after drove it and back to idel start read about 0.1 :0.... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank no. 1).
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Battery VIN: 1FAFP52211
Thanks everyone for the replies. The problem ended up being the cellphone antenna they installed in the car. We never did figure out how that was connected to the lights, but with it removed and all the other accessories still installed, the draw dropped to ...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P93
I put a new crank sensor in this 6.0 and it fired up. Its been gone ever since. I talked to the customer and he said everything is great. Trouble codes: P006A, P0261, P0401.
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, VIN: 1FTPW14564
finally got the truck to give me a code for the pcm having an internal short. pcm was under warranty so took it to ford where they told me it was the transmission. I got the vehicle back and put a used pcm in and reprogrammed it problem fixed. now i am dealing...
2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Valve Train VIN: 1FMZKO4116
Well took a little while but this is what happened,Started churching numbers and recommened used motor,found one and replaced.Later removed cylender heads off old motor,Very bad valve seats and a large amount of ware on the rear mount for the cam that drives w...
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMCU95H66
Hello techs: I got 3 replies] Roger from Maine said to check charging voltage. We did and all is fine. 12 V Battery passed tests as well. Our scanner shows an average of 329 volts on Hybrid battery. Also, scanner reads about 63% on hybrid battery charge alwa... Trouble codes: P1A10, B1342 (Faulty Control Module), P0A27.
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