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2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAFP3831Y
This focus was towed in for crank no start. Tested and found ignition coil was bad. Replaced coil with motorcraft and car started right up and idled fine for about 2 min. Put the car into gear and it died and would not start again. Tested fuel pressure-good, f...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Hesitation, no power VIN: 3FAFP3139Y
This Focus came to me with a "no power" complaint. If you try to rev up the engine, it takes forever to build up rpms, but once it gets over 2000 rpm it runs great. Inspection of the vehicle revealed melted wiring near the exhaust indicating that the catalyst ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L fuse #22 VIN: 1FTSW31P03
looking for help
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall
We just did the whole job it came in with the passanger side Bank one camshaft phaser broken which broke the cam and one lifer and follower also one valve spring jumped off. The whole job was a lot of work but went very well. We replaced everything in the timi... Trouble codes: P0012
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 5LMFU28595
to all Ford/Lincoln gurus out there. got this 2005 Lincoln navigator that came in with codes:- p061b & p2106. customer states that vehicle lost power all over sudden. been unable to duplicate the condition and drove the vehicle at 65mph with no apparent issue.... Trouble codes: P061B, P2106 (Throttle actuator control system - forced limited power)
1996 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L heater VIN: 4M2DV11W6T
Need help on this vehicle--at idle cold air will only come out of the vents-while cruising the air is luke warm-under hard acceleration the air blows hot out of vents---???-have no idea where to go on that to figure out why the heater is doing this---the rear ...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Starting VIN: 4M2DU86W72
i have this mountaineer giving me a woopin. cam in as a no start, i dont have communication with pcm or pats. i use a motis and genisys evo, neither can communicate. checked to see if ignition switch is good and it is. it is sending power to relay but pcm is n...

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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Rear end VIN: 1FMPU18L0W
thank u for all responses. had to go across the street and get a older gent who has experience with rear ends for help. he said it was the hardest one he did. he use a x pad spreader and push the side gear out and a bolt with washers to pull the spider gear...
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU62K24
The responses were all over on this crazy thing. But here's what I learned, The electronic egr valve "ESM" contains a control solenoid, the DPFE and a MAP SENSOR! I was digging through the old forums and found one that mentioned this fact. So I disconnected th... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0316 (misfire on cylinder 6 detected on start up).
2006 Lincoln Navigator Ultimate 5.4L Power retractable Mirrors VIN: 5LMFU28596
I could not find any good info on this problem short of trying a new mirror or mirrors. The work around on this was to retract mirrors in and then as they go out stop them with your hand on the left and a helper on the right. We found they stopped and stayed i...
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