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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on
hi! i replaced the pcm for above codes for o2 sensor heaters. (NAPA)now i have a p0443 vapor management code. I tested and replaced the vapor management valve, smoke checked the system including both fuel tanks. the code was not present with the old pcm. i gra... Trouble codes: P0443
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Fuel Pump Inop VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Van was tow in for a water pump customer attempted to start van no sucess did try to jumper with low battery. Ck for codes ck for voltage at fuel pump since no pump function was heard no fuel pump relay ok inertia switch ok code are b2513-b1470-u114...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L transmission VIN: 1FTRW08L71
Hi all, this is my first time posting so thanks in advance. What I have is a driveline related shudder at lower speeds. once truck shifts into 2nd it will start to shudder and carry this through all gears at 1100 to 1800 rpm. Once you get up to speed and get t...
2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L pressure hose
I have this for a power steering leak and the is the pressure hose from the pump to the rack. The engine is a 3.0L DOHC 4V and the hose runs from the right side of the vehicle to the firewall, through a shield on the rack (that has to be removed) and finally t...
2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Speed Control VIN: 2FMDA52275
The owner of this vechical says that one day his cruise control was working and the next day it was not.The fuses are good, there are no codes stored for the system and self tests are passed. Circut tests pointed a finger at the control buttons in the steering...
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Air bag system VIN: 1FAFP53U26
Just wanted to see if there is anyone who has dealt with this code before and any way to check the components without simulators, or would i be trying to waiste my time and the customers, or should i send her to a ford dealer? thanks for any replies.

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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Turn Signal Switch VIN: 1FTNE24L8X
First, a thank you for all the helpful replies and ideas. After reading several replies suggesting trailer wiring abnormality, I went after it and found the aftermarket trailer harness ground pulled out of its eyelet at the frame. Repaired ground and then ch...
2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15L82
well guys thank you all for the input, i end up replacing the pcm (again) and send it to ford to get reflash with the ids, and ran fine...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on
Well, I was hoping the customer would come back so I could go for Round 2 with this thing, but we haven't seen or heard from her in the whole month since this help request was posted. I do believe though that the responses about the EGR passage being partially... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Insufficient Flow Detected).
1997 Mercury Tracer LS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM13P9V
The I.A.C. fixed this car. When I finally got it to act up it would try to start and would stall. I removed IAC and found it closed and wouldn't respond when controlled with scanner. replaced it and car would start and idle around 1500rpm and idle down after a... Trouble codes: P0231.
2005 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L rear diff. VIN: 4M2CU57125
replace transfer case (P.T.U. ) problem fixed. rear driveshaft will not turn in park, driveshaft turns all times.
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