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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEF14NDS
My question on this one is what tells the pcm when and how much egr is needed. On this truck the egr opens to 50% evr with just a small amount of throttle in park, nuetral, and drive. So in park or neutral if i rev it up just a little off idle the egr is coman...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L stuck lean VIN: 2FTZX08W7W
Please Help!!! Truck came in initially for a miss, no CEL on, no codes. Found cylinder contribution on #4 to be low, checked for and had good spark. Pulled plug and found half the electrode burned off!! These were high performance plugs and the truck has no mo...
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 4.6L monitor reset VIN: 1FMRE1168W
I diagnose code P0442 - small evap leak. I replaced the vent valve because it had a small leak and when i blew through it some chunkies came out. NO other leaks were fopund. I cleared the codes and now i cannot get the evap monitor to reset. All other monitors... Trouble codes: P0442 (Small evap leak)
2002 Ford Excursion XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMNU40L02
Please help me with this sled. It is my neighbors truck and stuck in my driveway. I removed the tank and installed a fuel pump last week and the large line quick fitting broke off at the fuel pump.I bought a repair line from carquest and had a lot of trouble g...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Ring Gear & Pinon VIN: 1FTRX14W24
This truck came to us for a whine noise. The rear differential did exhibit a ring gear and pinon whine noise. Inspection found the pinon nut loose and the pinon gear moving excessively which wiped the bearings and ring and pinon gears. A differential rebuild w...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XLT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF17224
Easy fix...not this Ford.. I thought that it was the usually air flow meter being dirty,...removed and inspected, clean as necessary and check readings on air flow meter, Baro is 156 at Sea level.(Daly City, CA). volts output is about .83volts at idle. Smoke t... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2)
2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Wipers VIN: 3FAFP07Z96
The wipers will not work and a "buzzing noise" is coming from under the dashboard. Has anybody fixed one like this?
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L compression VIN: 1FTSH21P46
Need some advice. Student towed in a 6.0 diesel ford for no start. He said he installed a EGR delete package. Cranked the engine it fired and then died, has not started since. Low pressure fuel, High pressure oil, cranking voltages to modules, and cam crank sy...

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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L r,-5,4,3,2,1 VIN: 1FMZU73E32
Thanks for all the responses Curt from Wisconsin was the first but many said the same.Curt said have to honestly say that seems to be how those trannies die just stop goin altogether my friends 02 sport trac died the same way make sure the t case is ok if its...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L accelerates by itsel VIN: 1FTSW31PX4
a confirmed fix. After 400 miles of driving to confirm, It ended up being the egr valve. It wasn't even very carboned up. As i stated in my update, the egrvp was staying high while egrdc was low, indicating a sticking valve. I just had never had a lurch cau... Trouble codes: P0603, P0470.
2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24W16
Thank you for all the help. I replace all the spark plugs again and cylinder 6 coil pack. The previous spark plugs must have went bad or they sold me the wrong ones. Trouble codes: P0352 (ignition coil b).
2007 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N07
Thanks to all who helped. The solution came today. Thanks to Chad of S.O.S. Diagnostics. After learning about CAN technology, I had tested voltages and resistances on the CAN network--all ok. Disconnected one by one the 5 modules--no change. I followed te...
2008 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP24WX8
New PCM fixed it. Installed new PCM had it flashed and all is good.
2002 Lincoln Blackwood 5.4L No Start VIN: 5LTEW05A92
I eventually found the problem with the data bus communication system. repaired wire and was able to get the vehicle running. Victor from Missouri, was also correct about the data bus communication system.
2006 Lincoln Navigator Ultimate 5.4L front air springs VIN: 5LMFU27526
Well gentlemen I would like to thank everyone that took the time out to help. This thing is fixed Fred from New Jersey led me on the right track with his suggestion about the strut.It turned out that the strut mount was leaking at the top around the rubber bus...
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