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1987 Ford Thunderbird Sport 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP61F1H
Vehicle was brought in due to emissions failure for excessive CO and HC. Found engine to be running rich. O2 voltages both at .9 volts. I can get the O2 to show lean if I raise the MAP vacuum to 20in. MAP sensor matches frequency chart and I replaced with anot...
1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Pulling Right VIN: 1FTCR10A3P
Greeting fellow techs. I have a good one here that I have not been able to figure out, but not giving up. This is my personal vehicle. I have a pull to the right and seems to pull a little while braking,but sometimes not as much. I have rotated the tires, cros...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L idle stays high VIN: 1FAHP56S72
vehicle idle speed stays up after accelerating up above 20 mph. when at 45 to 50 it will stay ther with foot of pedal, iac % at 60- 65. put it into neutral and revs to above 3000 rpm until vehicle slows down to under 40- 35 mph. when vehicle is not moving rpm ...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FMFU18L03
Vehicle felt like it would quit for just a second while running down the road.Doesn't feel like a miss now but several months ago I had to replaced a coil & all the spark plugs & boots because it was missing.It then quit completly once for about two minutes so...
2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72K03
The car came in and wanted a tune up and oil change, had no CEL at that time. The car came back the next day with a check engine light and it was running rough. we found the technician that performed the work had knocked off a vacuum line on the passenger side... Trouble codes: P2197
2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L Monitors VIN: 1FMZU72K03
Vehicle came in for nysi , failed for 4 monitors not ready ( o2 , o2 heater , catalyst , & evap ) called customer said evap vent solenoid was replaced and mil was cleared 6 weeks & 1700 mi. Ago no mil or drivabillty issuse since checked all mode 6 data all are...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, loss of power VIN: 1FDWX33P04
Hello this truck came in with p0299, p0470, p0500, p0649. p0649 went away after a few key cycles.Test drove then next morning and was hard to start in the cold. cycled key again and fired up. ran rough for a minute. there were no complants of this from the cus... Trouble codes: P0299, P0470, P0500, P0649
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVFT80N55
Good morning all! Have a 2005 Ford Mustang that was towed in because it would not accel, would cut off when trying to accel. After checking codes, found 2195 and 2197 codes set. Replaced front oxygen sensors, did not help. Still starts, but starts [...] out... Trouble codes: 2195 (Oxygen sensor lean), 2197 (Oxygen sensor lean)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF37P85
Have this 6.0 Ford Diesel, keeps re-setting P402-60, excessive exhaust flow at idle. Have found several articles in IATN addressing this condition and have performed re-program, replaced the coaked up IAT #2 sensor. IAT #2 readings still look high to me at idl... Trouble codes: P4026
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...
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L No 3rd Or 4th VIN: 1FAFP34N47
All electronics are good and solinoid is clicking. Has anyone seen this problem? and is there something mechanically that can cause the problem? this only has 50,000 miles and the pan and filter look great.
2009 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L RF Knuckle VIN: 1FDWE35P99
I put this in Chassis because I'm not sure if it is a brake or chassis. Vehicle is an ambulance. Needless to say, it sees some abuse. Came in a few months ago with a clunk when braking. I found the RF caliper slider pins to be loose in the caliper bracket. My ...

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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 4.6L monitor reset VIN: 1FMRE1168W
Thanks to all the guys who replied. I filled the tank to just under 3/4 full (it was under half) - apparently EVAP monitor work best when tank is 1/2 to 3/4 full. I heard about a time delay built into the Pcm that could have prevented the self-test from happen... Trouble codes: P0442 (Small evap leak).
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Accessories VIN: 1FAFP34P11
thanks to all technician for this help,problem was in fuse box conecction was not good,i push in and motor work .thanks very much.
2003 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L No Start, Long cranking VIN: 3FAFP11313
Thank you for all of your help I have been waiting on customer to bring vechile back. When vechile came back in it had died completly and the constant control relay module was extremly hot. Inside had a relay shorted out. Replaced module and vechile is startin...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Ring Gear & Pinon VIN: 1FTRX14W24
The differential is fixed! It is nice and quite drive and coast side at all speeds. My dad and I adjusted the backlash and pinon depth multiple times with only slightly varying patterns, but always coast down whine. What finally fixed it was correct pinon d...
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP55U24
2002 Mercury Villager 3.3L All Gauges, Ecm, Ignition VIN: 4M2ZV11T82
2 replies said to ck the ignition switch even though I stated in my post that I already had tested it. No problem it doesn`t hurt to double test everything. Victor led me onto which wire powered the coil and certain fuses. Testing the wire coming out of the ig...
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