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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Cuts out
Hello fellow techs, Customer just purchased this van with a few problems. brought in for transmission repairs as it was slamming into reverse, check engine light was on and running poorly. original owner claimed ignition distributor was replaced but needed t...
1994 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 4.9L Unknown VIN: 1FTFE24YXR
We acquired this one from a trans shop, it is a no shift.default is third gear. Pcm does not command a shift. anyway, I forget what voltage I should see on the signal return wire for tps, map, trans range sensor etc with respect to engine or battery ground. Th...
2006 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR14U16
I hope someone can help me with this thing so I can leave for my fishing trip on time. OK this thing has a rough idle some times worse than other times but definately not smooth if you watch fuel trims they are a little higher on the left bank 11 and rt bank 0...
2008 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L injectors VIN: 1FMEU73818
Customer complaint is loud tapping noise in eng. The Injectors are very noisey 4 of witch louder than others. Just wondered if anybody is replacing injectors due to noisy condition.I have never done so, but they are loud enough it would bug me.Vec drives out g...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start, Stall, No Communication VIN: 1ZWFT61L4X
Customer complaining of the car stalling while driving. He has to sit for a few minutes before it will restart. After is stalls, there is still full power, all lights on dash come on, but it will not crank. I cannot seem to find a security lamp. I was finally ... Trouble codes: B2157, B2156, B2154, B2153, P0750, P7565

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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hard start VIN: 1FDAW57F9Y
Thanks everyone for your help . Tested all I could possibly test and finally decided to just pull the LPOP and inspect . Found Pump worn beyond recomended spec and scoring in gear hounsing . Replaced LPOP , ran and bled HPOP system . Now Starts everytime withi... Trouble codes: P1211, P1212, P1316.
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTWW31P05
Well I hate to close this help request this way but first off the vehicle failed to act up while I periodically pulled it in and out over the past week and a half. As far as the replies go, every thing suggested checked out fine. I was leaning towards the EGR ... Trouble codes: P0299 (TC/SC Underboost).
2008 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L no light on VIN: 1FMEU73E58
Thank you for the replies. Code P1233 flags when the fuel pump driver is off line according to the PCM. The vehicle starts and runs with no CEL. The PCM will not set the monitors to perform a emissions test in Missouri. What we found was high resistance in ci... Trouble codes: P1233.
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