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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTHF36G9T
I have a strange lean code that can't be properly diagnosis. Airflow meter is working correctly. Baro at 151 at sea level. . I cleaned it and end up replacing it (rebuilt,carquest) to same condition. Their are no vacuum leaks, All vacuum hoses was plugged. Smo... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
Thanks in advance, Customer is complaining of and intermittent hesitation. I road tested the vehicle and it ran good. I scanned computer and notice all three 02 sensors read 0.00V. The only DTC is po401 evap problem gross leak. I will be working on vehicle to...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Front Differential VIN: 2FTRX18L7W
This truck has been in and out for this problem over the past few months. Every time we fix something it works after the fix then stops. What is going on is when you turn the knob on the dash to four-wheel drive the front end sounds like it is half engaged in ...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.5L No Start VIN: 3FALP65L1W
This is a customer of one of my friends. The problem started with the check engine light staying on even with the key out of the ignition and running the battery down over night. Started fine before switch was replaced.He replaced the key cylinder and the igni...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Suspension VIN: 1FTRX18L9X
hey there ford guys need some advice, we need to know what weve missed , we took the torsion bars and unloaded them and removed the ajusters ,but cant get the torsion bars apart , what are we missing all the bolts are apart, and the cross member is unbolted bu...
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE1426Y
Greetings Ford Techs, My special problem of the new year has arrived. This van acts like it is starving for gas, ( bucks, back fires thru the intake, and miss fires) at mid range acceleration. If you feather the gas pedal at low speed its. ok. And if you open ...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14U31
I have run out of ideas. I hope someone can point me in the right direction. Truck is a 2001 Ford Ranger XLT with a 3.0L. Problem, keeps setting code p0303 cylinder 3 misfire detected and runs rough at all times except cruise. Misfire counter climbs at/off id... Trouble codes: P0303
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRX18W41
i have a 01 ford f150 with a intermitten no start, cranks good. there are no codes. it has happen to me once in teh shop but by the time i went to test it it ran. has happen to customer many times. i have went to truck when not starting and plugged in scanner ...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP52U23
This car has had an intermittent stall. Like someone turns off the key. It always restarts usually right away.I have worked on the car for years doing regular repairs and maintance.The problem happens sometimes while at idle, or sometimes while driving down th...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No communication VIN: 1FMYU031X5
Vehicle came in with a complaint of alternator inop. Cust stated no warning indicator on dash, While checking PCM, scan tool will access only Air bag module, no PCM, TCM, GEM, or IP. I can run the generic side and access limited information. Have noticed a T...
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FTRF12849
Hello all, can't seem to find any information on this vehicle regarding these strange issues. This is one of our fleet customers. They typically drive anywhere from 4k to 5k a month (hence the high mileage). Customer first stated that after filling up at the g... Trouble codes: P2006 (Intake Manifold Runner Stuck Closed B1), P2007 (Intake Manifold Runner Stuck Closed B2)
2005 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L rear diff. VIN: 4M2CU57125
concern no 4x4, 4x4 light on, flashing.found 4x4 light comes on when wheels slip, if slip, then stars flashing. performed pinpoint test for no power to rear wheels, end of test was to replace t-case module. no change. from what i can get out of system descript...

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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Cuts out VIN: 3FDXF46S5X
We sent this fuel for analysis and found it was contaminated with salt!! We suspect employee is doing this. He gets his fuel for the rest of fleet at same gas station and only has this problem with this one vehicle. Thanks for all help and suggestions!!! Na...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L start stall VIN: 1FTZF17241
after testing to see what was droping out i found that i still had spark fuelinjector pulse and fuel pressure i replaced the Idle Air Control Valve so far the problem hbas not been duplicated yes i went through two idle valve one after market the last one was ...
2007 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L AC Clutch VIN: 3FAHP07107
Thanks guys for leading me toward the Evap temp sensor found it to be open after searching endless ac diagrams I lead to the eng preformance side of the diagrams and found the 16 pin conector behind the glove box and tested there.Pcm needs to see a refence vol...
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