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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW20P54
OK ford techs! Vechicle came in with check engine light on with code P0299 turbo charger underboost. Did a turbo boost test on the solus scan tool to control the duty cycle when the engine rpm at 1200 with no change. Scan data on a road test shows at criuse sp... Trouble codes: P0299 (Turbo Charger Underboost)
2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP56U16
This car will quit running very intermittantly. I havent had it happen to me but 2 other techs have and they say that when it dies there are no lights on in the cluster and it won't crank for a few minutes. I've looked at connections at the battery, fuse block...
2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU93158
This thing came in for check engine light. Codes p0171 and p0174. Cleared light and after a few miles of driving the CEL came back on with same codes. Customer thought they heard a vacuum leak. Used stethoscope and was unable to find a leak. Checked fuel press...
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Traction Control VIN: 1LNHM82W7Y
Hey guys here 1 for u i have a 2000 town car that when cold the traction light comes on while driving and the car will stall and wont restart un til u stop the car and put it in park and cycle the key then the car will star and run fine light gos out and stays...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L park to reverse VIN: 1LNHM86S13
We rebuilt the transmission with Torque Converter.. solenoid block also replaced..Mlp switch also replaced... From Park to Reverse it has Max line pressure and slams into gear.. No other time does it do this... Reverse to drive ok. drive to reverse ok... Only ...

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2002 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L oil pressure VIN: 1FMSU43FX2
thanks for the information. it is fixed. i only had 200 psi on high side while it would not start. i pulled injector pressure regulator to inspect o-rings & found no problem. when the engine was hot & would not start, i would take a water hose & run cold water...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP52U82
Thank you all for your suggestions, they are all really good. Turns out I really learned something very valuable from this car, when the STFT numbers are high it can very well mark a slowly responding oxygen sensor. I changed the one with high STFT numbers an...
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L theft system (PATS) VIN: 1FMYU03184
Thanks for all of the good input. We tried having the keys erased, and when we tried to reprogram them, the vehicle would not recognize the keys, we could not perform the relearn. We tried a known good PCM, flashed to vehicle, same results. We ohm tested ...
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon Chateau 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBNE31LX5
First off, Thanks for all the help/ideas. Uppon futher diagnosis, I noticed that the problem happened only when warm, Only in forward gears and under load. With the idea of the engine lifting under load, I inspected wiring harnesses and wiring attached to the ... Trouble codes: P0201 (P0201 Through P0208 Cylinder 1 Through 8 Injector Circuit), P0446 (EVAP Vent Control), P0460 (Fuel Level Sensor Circuit), P061B, P2105 (Throttle Actuator Control System - Forced Engine Shutdown), P2106 (Throttle Actuator Control System - Forced Limited Power).
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