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1997 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L control switches VIN: F10967B2FM
Im realy thinking this is a vacum issue. has anybody found the leak that is hiding from me, I have looked all over for any type of leak, even with a vacume pump and gauge. vacum to the panel seemed normal... 18in to 20. but it was kind of slow getting there af...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1664Y
poor idle quality with P0401 code. cleaned EGR system, cleaned IAC valve, cleaned TB, triple checked EGR system vaccum routing. Live data shows that all the O2 sensors are extremly lazy. O2 sensors will show appx 0.030v and switch to 0.040 very slowly and some... Trouble codes: P0401 (exhaust gas recirculation flow insufficent)
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L turbine speed sensor VIN: 1FMPU16L61
hi all thanks in advance I have this truck that the turbine speed sensor reads 147 rpms @ idle in park and nuetral. drops to zero when put in gear should read closer to eng rpm. scanner says rpm is calculated off voltage signal.also tss reading drops out aroun...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Engine VIN: 1FMZU73E82
Truck came in to shop with a timing chain noise. we removed engine and replace all timing chaing front rear and jack shaft and balance shaft with propper timing tools... the ballance shaft chain had broken guild. the other chains were loose but no broken parts...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L OD light VIN: 2FMZA51472
To all Ford Techs, I have 2 issues with this van. The OD light has been flashing for over a year. It shifts fine including going into overdrive. If I clear the codes, they come back as soon as I start the van. The codes are P1702-Range Sensor Intermittant and...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14534
I have this f-150 here that is setting a p0722 and p2106 codes. When it came to me two mounth ago it was just the p0722 code. At that time the sensor was working so I checked the wires from the sensor to the computer and found no falts costomer elected to chan... Trouble codes: P0722, P2106
2005 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56S65
Don't know where to start but have a hunch that the computer took a lightening hit. This vehicle runs great which is real surprizing but all the warnings lights are "ON"in the cluster. The only gauge that appears to work is the fuel gauge. All other gauges are...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35P66
This is an emergency vehicle.it came in with p0261 checked injector circuit.ohms .8 ohms ok both high and low circuits.replaced injector#1 problem still there.did injector balance test and found #3 and #5 very weak.guessing at ficm but very expensive guess.any... Trouble codes: P0261 (Injector circuit low)
2007 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTYR10D07
Vehicle brought in for no heat complaint,found temp. door actuator in-op.Repaced and heat returned. Reason I'm posting is when I first started vehicle, it started hard and stalled numerous times, after repair I noticed lack of power and stalling until I turned...

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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L noise VIN: 2FMDA51614
Thanks for the replies. To answer my responders- the evap dtc was caused by the original vapor management valve not allowing enough purge flow. Since replacing vmv with factory new, the small leak dtc did not return. The factory vmv was noisy and very loud ins...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria LX Sport 4.6L keep alive memory VIN: 2FAFP74W75
well we all know what its like to fix vehicles these days , on several occasions i have had intermitant codes and no viable answer as to what was the cause ,, this is one of those vehicles ,, as you know these are famous for bad light control modules ,,...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L valve timing VIN: 1FTPW12506
well sorry every one I could not find any of the tools the manuel showed So I was a little afraid to jump in I had part numbers for the tools But even on line I could not find them I have one last question though Is there a locator pin or key way on the cam ...
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: IMEFM66L6Y
I finally have this Mistake fixed! Here is what I tried since my last update. Thinking maybe a voltage spike was causing the problem I disconnected or removed the fuse from the following, Power windows, power door locks, power moon roof, blower motor, and I ev... Trouble codes: B1681 (PATs signal not received), B1601 (PATs incorrect key), P1540 (IAC Circut), P1520 (Intake runner Circut), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2).
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