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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5149T
Vehicle came in last week with check engine light on. Scan computer - found p0301 #1 cylinder misfire. Monitored misfire data counts, #1 cylinder misfiring consistently but misfire is very slight & only appears at idle. When road testing at cruising speed or f... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire)
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Cooling VIN: 3FTHF36G8V
Hello, this truck will sit and idle all day and never see half way on the temp gauge, will cruise at 75 with the plow on just fine, but will overheat on an extended uphill climb IF it's already been running awhile. Ran fine for a long time before all this. The...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21LXX
Customer came in with a rough running complaint. Scanned and got a P0304. Checked compression)ok.CHecked for power to coil)ok. Tech changed spark plug and Coil, Noid light confirmed power to injector. Cleared code and test drove, Miss and Code came back. Repla... Trouble codes: P0304 (Missfire 4 cyl)
2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L wont start VIN: 1FAFP3639Y
this car will not start.has fuel fire and compression.has injector pulse I would think if timing belt had slipped it wouldnt have good compression.I am wondering if one shorted injector could shut them all down any one have any input
2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Car came in smoking from tailpipe, mil flashing, running rough. I originally thought it was simply a coil pack- however raw fuel is coming out of the tailpipe, fuel-- not just water and fuel. I figured the # 1 injector was stuck open. I replaced it with a Ford... Trouble codes: P0301 (p0300-), P0300
2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L rear end
had a roar in the rear diff. replaced the pinion and carrier bearings roar went away then I got a whine that was loud from 45 mph and up, put friction modifier in and now the whine is loud from 50 mph to 60mph then gets very faint. after putting in the FM i dr...
2012 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.2L cruise VIN: 1FT7W2B68C
Hi all, I need some Ford expertise here... I have a customer with a 2012 Super Duty work truck that they deleted the cruise and paid money to do it! So, now because of the distances they drive to locations around here they want cruise. I've been doing some res...

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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, excessive idle speed VIN: 1FTEX15H3P
I recieved many replies on this one. Most pointed to a vacuum leak, which this truck did not have. I did replace the IAC valve with a good used one and that helped somewhat but did not fix all of the idle problems. The customer has declined any further diag...
2001 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU75EX1
thanks for everyone who commented. after checking intake for vacuum leak nothing was found. problem was only current after vehicle sit over night so decided to let car sit all weekend and pulled #4 cylinder plug. plug was saturated with antifreeze. Trouble codes: P0304.
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XL 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FBSS31S81
finally have this vehicle running properly. the problem was caused from a faulty ignition coil on # 4 cyl. not sure why it only misfired when in park and netural and ran fine when in any other gear or under load. found it by unplugging each coil one at a ti...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P15
Found IPR Valve Stuck open again. This is due to faulty oil filter on engine. Wrong oil filter did not allow oil to be filtered, and therefore allowing metal shavings get to the ipr. Replaced oil filter and ipr again. Vehicle runs great. Trouble codes: P2286 (Injector Control Pressure Sensor Circuit High).
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L 2-3 And 3-4 Shift VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
Thanks to all how replied you confirmend what I was thinking the trans has internal problem needs to be pulled and torn down waiting for custmer to decided know its can be so dificult when they come in on the hook and dont know the history you put in a engine...
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