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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10X0S
Hello and thanks for any help. Got this Ranger, customer thought it was running fine, got his emission test, you can see the results. Freeze frame data for P0300 showed idle speed, B1 ST+LTFT -24%, B2 ST+LTFT +42%, engine temp 190d F. Checked ECT, MAF, fuel pr... Trouble codes: P1132 (B1S1 rich), P1152 (B2S1 rich), P1151 (B2S1 lean), P0300 (Random misfire)
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.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L applies converter at 1-2 shift harsh!!! VIN: 1FTNW21F2X
Howdy again, Man I loves me them Fords... This one came in because the dealer told him it needed all injectors, all engine seals, and an injector pump (their words not mine). Anyway what we found was that the truck needed some normal maintenance, but the torqu...
2002 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP37332
Hello and thanks for your help. This car has rough idle all the time. The engine smooths out when you get it off idle. It appears to be running lean as when propane is added into the air cleaner the idle speeds up and smooths out. However the fuel pressure and... Trouble codes: P0136 (H02S12 Fault), P1131 (H02S11 reads lean)
2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MFMZU67E3
HI FELLO TECHS this vehicle came to the shop with the above mention codes we cleared them and the codes came back during twoo hours of driving ,we change the oxygen sensors as well as the intake manifold gaskets[ both sets ] . ,i clean the air flow sensor and... Trouble codes: P0705 (Po135-), P0135, P0141 (p0155- p1702), P0155 (p1702), P1131 (p0460), P1152
2003 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L MIL Lamp on, No communication VIN: 2FMZA574X3
I have no communication with any module in this Windstar except the Airbag module. Came in with a complaint of check engine light, ABS lights on and surging. Tested wiring at test connecter and I have 12v, 2 grounds, and what i assume is reference voltage. The...
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L noise VIN: 1ZVFT80N75
We thought the pump was making noise & replaced it along with standard overhaul kit. The noise did not go away so we replaced the pump & converter again, no change. This is a loud buzzing, vibration type noise. Driving us crazy. Any help would be appreciated.
2005 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FMFU205X5
Customer states a/c blowing warm air. Found pcm not grounding compressor cluth relay. Ohm tested wire from pcm to relay got .2 ohms. Have not been able to find on/off data for the compressor on the scanner. It does say auto a/c is off on the scanner all the ti...
2006 Ford Fusion S 2.3L coolant fan VIN: 3FAFP06Z56
This car came into the shop for a check engine light. It had a p0128 coolant temp to low. Found that the coolant fan runs when the heat is set to anything other than floor heat or shut off. With the heat off the temp comes up like it should and the t-stat is w...
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)
2008 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Check Engine Light On VIN: 1FAHP24W68
I don't even know where to start on this one. Code is P2068 Fuel Level Sensor B Circuit High. First went to Alldata: They say go to code P2065 and use the info for that code. Under P2065 its says "Communication Link COncern, Damaged (IC) Instrument Cluster, Da...
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
1997 Mercury Tracer LS 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1MELM13P7V
This car was running rough when it came in but was running. I checked compression and regaped the plugs. When I put them back in and tried to start it, it would not start. Check to see if the injectors were working I got pulses. Getting spark but will not star...

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1993 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15U2P
Thank you for all the help. PCM problem. First pcm, truck runs but, stay at fast idle. Second pcm ,truck runs ok, check engine light on. EGR valve relates to code, truck does not have egr valve. Waiting for the third pcm. Anyways, PCM was the problem.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F61
Well I wish I had one more update option but since I dont, I will repost when finished. But here is what I have found. The delay in low pressure oil must be the time it takes to compress the air in the top of the hp reservior and pressure gauge hose before the... Trouble codes: P1280 (icp low or high), P0472 (exh press reg peformance), P0198 (oil temp high), P0119, P1690 (waste gate performance), P1140 (water sensor ckt).
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21R88
had defective ipc valve on pump,replaced pump again and all is good.Ford dealer was reluctant to warranty pump and tried to tell me whole engine is shot lol,gotta love dealership parts counter diagnostic's Trouble codes: P0090.
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