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2000 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L 3rd gear VIN: 1FMDU65E1Y
Checked for codes and found incorrect 3rd gear ratio. Drove vehicle and noticed slight slippage under all throttle conditions that soon became more pronounced as vehicle warmed. I have suggested to my boss a flush and filter service he wanted me to post help r...
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2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA524X1
Hi i have a windstar with a very wierd issue, ok, veh runs perfect at idle, ingear under load, engine accels to 2500rpm, at this point it starts misfiring on cyl 4,5,6. Holding the brake and continuing to push down the accelerator veh actually looses power hor... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306
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2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNS24263
Have replaced isolator bolts and gaskets 2 times. Fuel pressure is 42 psi. Baro pressure was 60 kpa and freq 125 Fuel trim was +18 B2 and had mis fire codes for all cylinders except no. 5 After replacing plemnum gaskets baro was90 kpa and 147 freq. When first ... Trouble codes: P1151 (oxygen sensor B2 S1 lean)
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2FAHP71W04
This is my personal driving vehicle.Since I have owned it it has jerked after driving only a short distance.Feels like someone turning off the ignition for a split second,and would only happen 2 or 3 times a month.Never when inside shop.Now the wife drives it ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21PX4
Hey Ford guys. After reprogramming pcm,tcm and ficm for shifting concerns -i wound up with a gremlin. My turbo will not come off of 85% on its on. I can go under turbo test and command turbo and it will respond as needed. If i leave turbo on 35% it runs pretty...
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2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L engine stall VIN: 1FMFU16557
am thinking is the injector but am not sure and still keeps giving me ramdons code ...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM82W3T
This a good one here. Setting code p0171 - fuel system lean bank 1. short and long term fuel trims very high on bank 1 only. replaced bank 1 o2 sensor - sensor was black like it is actually running rich. tried mass air flow sensor. smoke tested for vacuum leak... Trouble codes: P0171
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2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L no gorund at fuel pump relay VIN: 4M2ZU86P5Y
i have this mountaineer it is getting no ground at the fuel pump relay i can ground the wire from the relay at the Ecm and fuel pump runs . I think it is a theft issue I have codes p1260,b1845, b1526. The thing i noticed first is the theft light doesnt come on...
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2006 Mercury Montego Premier 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1MEHM42116
Got this one on hook. Starts but runs for a second ,cuts off. Will run with propane. Unhook mass air flow and will run but acts like flooding a little with no accel. This car had evey code you could name in it because customer had unplugeed all. Broke clips at...
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1992 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14U6N
Hello everyone, I worked on the negative battery cable, recharged the battery and 'voila' the car worked the next day but I still had a miscommunication with the computer on several occasions while working on the vehicle. I notified customer that I would like...
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A6V
I wanted to add more info to my post but the website does not allow more than one update. This truck has the 2.3 engine and does not have the cam synchronizer that gives trouble on the 6 and 8 cylinder engines. I still have not found a fix for this vehicle. I ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor signal).
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14U31
I have to close this request for now, as I will not have time to isolate and repair this truck before exceeding the request time limit. I would like to thank all of you that took time to respond and offer your thoughts on what to look for. At this time I am l... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L #3 Spark Plug VIN: 1FMZU74W12
FIRST OF ALL, I WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL 21 MEMBERS WHO REPLIED!!! THIS IS ONLY MY 2ND POST SINCE BECOMING A MEMBER 2 1/2 YEARS AGO & I APPRECIATE ALL THE RESPONSES. YOU (IATN) ARE THE BEST!!! PAUL FROM FLORIDA WAS THE ONE THAT SENT ME IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. W...
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Air Bag light VIN: 3FAHP07Z96
We have not had a chance to finish this Fusion up, but I am leaning toward the solution Bill from Georgia sent us. We need to borrow and updated scanner and see what it says. Seems he was in the same boat as us with dealers and parts issues. I am hoping to get...
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Driving Performance VIN: 1MEFM50U7X
I wanted to give it a week before closing this help request. Apparently, the cause of the problem was a shorting ABS module. When looking in the system for codes, one more time, I realized that I had no comunication w/ the ABS. Upon further inspection, I fo...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Stall VIN: 2MEFM74W5Y
Well I finally got this one gone. Thanks to all who replied. A special thank you to Vicken [...] who got me on the right track by suggesting I check the 5 volt reference from the PCM.I monitored the vref at the TPS and found when the engine acted up it dr...
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