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1985 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FABP27M7F
Car was brought to me by another shop because it has a low idle, misfire and stalling condition. the only code was 14 for the erratic pip, but can't get much more information out of my scan tool. I am hoping somebody out there will have a good starting point t...
1992 Ford E-150 Econoline XL 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FDEE14H3N
This only seems to happen when I work on a relatives vehicle. Van came in as a crank no start. Checked spark-no spark. Tested and found the coil was bad-shorted. Installed a new coil and it had no spark. Replaced the ignition module-had good hot spark. Engine ...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR14V1X
found fuel pump relay not triggering and wire that comes from pcm to relay suppose to ground relay but its not instead when you turn key on i get 12 volts on that wire could it be bad pcm. i can get the truck started if i jump that wire to ground and fires rig...
2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L Misfire VIN: 2FTZF0731Y
I will try to make a long story short. This 2000 Lightning is making me crazy. But I don't discard a obvious or easy solution... Car had a heads job at a Ford dealer. But dealers are not used to this car/engine model because it is a imported car from USA a...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Fuel Pump? VIN: 1FDAF57P13
This truck came to me after another shop has had it for a year. After many conversations with the costomer i have found out that this truck died going down the road. In the past they have had this problem and have changed both fuel filters and always restated ...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU15L33
ok truck came in P0303 code customer stated it was bucking at 1500rpm under load. Move coil to #2 and P0302 indicated we had a bad coil . After replacing coil customer returned the next day and said it was still bucking at 1500rpm, no codes found but did find ... Trouble codes: P0303 (cyl 3 misfire)
2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Cam Sensor VIN: 1FAFP25135
This DOHC 3.0 Ford 500 came in with engine noise, cam sensor code, o2 codes, poor running. Found jumped time on exhaust cam front bank. Replaced cam chains, guides, tensioners. Now runs quiet but still P0340 cam sensor code and poor idle. I read a post with in...
2007 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3FAHP02107
the car came in and would heardly run,it had code p2198 checked for vacuum leaks couldn,t find any, when you try to accelerat it sounds like pop-corn popping in the intake ,removed intake and valve covers ,couldn,t find any cracks or anything wrong in valve tr... Trouble codes: P2198

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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU73K93
Well Its fixed. First off alot of replies about broken ground wire at encoder motor. Failed to state that was the first thing i repaired. What I found was the yellow wire (power or ground depending on rotation of encoder motor) going to the encoder was rubbing...
2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07L83
Thanks to everyone that tried to help! No one came up with anything that I had not already tried. I don't like to lead everyone down the same path I took because I had not fixed it yet. I was hoping someone would come up with something I missed. Everything ... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR low flow), P1408 (EGR low flow during KOER test).
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Fuel VIN: 1FMYU93174
Thank you for the help. Customer tried to repair his own vehicle and did not tell me everyting he had done. Did not get computer codes due to customer disconnecting the battery. Customer had also taken the exhaust down and said the cat was good. Put back p...
2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L whinning noise VIN: 6G104314H7
Thanks for all your help we showed the customer all replies and i suggested we try the reservoir first with new fluid and all is good Thanks again
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