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1992 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Stall
This is one of those between jobs projects and educational tool. Engine starts good, run a few seconds, then stalls. Sometimes, not often, it will take off and run fine.KOEO test shows no codes. Have not been able to perform KOER test.Vehicle will run on carb ...
1993 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDA41X1P
with the information that I have gathered, it seems that the vehicle has a vacuum leak. Is there anything I should keep in mind because the heads look like they have been replace. Trouble codes: 538 (cylinder balance test failed)
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMDA5143T
Idles to 2100rpm for 10 seconds than returns to 850. Will idle up to 1200 when put in gear. Oviously not checking for dirrect cause, can only asume input telling ecm to change idle. Been working on and of with customer for two months. Thanks in advance.
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L converter, 2-3 shift VIN: 1FALP52U5V
Delayed shifting between gears. RPM raises to 3,000-4,000 then sudden shifting with hard jerk.
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Slighty high idle VIN: 1FTYR10V7X
Complaint, when coming to a stop eng seems to be going to fast . Idle running at 900 rpm in gear. Spec is 700. Throttle body dirty, cleaned, no change. Ran test per all data and identifix. Unpluged iac idle droped but not enough.pluged off ports in throttle bo... Trouble codes: P1504 (Iac circuit fault)
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21P56
this f250 came in with a misfire and smoking grey smoke.pulled codes p0269 and p0611.i am just wondering if the ficm were bad would it cause the other code?i dont work on alot of these so any help would be appreciated.thank you Trouble codes: P0269, P0611
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14507
This truck had us all thinking it had a plugged Cat. Starts fine, accelerates great when cold but after it warms just a little it really looses power on acceleration. We pulled the Cats and it ran the same. MIL is off but found a pending code of P2197, O2 sens... Trouble codes: P2197 (O2 pegged low)
2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1LNHM86S02
i pulled cluster to replace airbag light reinstalled vehicle would not start got the two codes listed about i have ids replaced antenna and reprogramed keys also reprogramed as if i had replaced cluster i get same codes no matter what i do this is driving me c... Trouble codes: B1681, P1260

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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTWX31R78
Hi dear friends, thank you so much for the info, thanks to all members who response my question specially to Brian, he teach me about this transmission, so it was working normal, problema was found on town haul switch on steering column, strip wires were found...
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L wont fill with fuel VIN: 1LNFM81W1W
customer declined any more work on this car( no money) i also suspect the rollover vale in tank. if they come back will add more info
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L WIndows and steering VIN: 1MELM50U2V
I feel stupid now. Mike, Don and Marty nailed it. It was the range sensor. I feel stupid because I ran into a similar problem about 5 yrs ago and the memory came back as I was pulling the sensor off a flood of memories came back. The TSB wasnt in Mitchell and ...
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