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1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTHF25H8R
I have a tough one and inadequate diagnostic tools. Truck brought in with intermediate rough idle idle hunts upwards of 3500 rpm and will taper off. It has stalled only twice with me. Have tried cold starts to check for vacuum leaks and none apparent also prob...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1133W
Vehicle doesnt run right. Cuts out and wont idle with cam sensor plugged in. If you disconnect the sensor car will run better at idle but not 100% across the rpm range. We have put 2 different cam sensors , checked the wiring and replaced the pcm and have the ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft sensor circuit malfunction)
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L shift in and out VIN: 1FTRX18L6X
This vehicle feels like it is jerking in and out of gear when you come to a stop (does not start until it warms up about 5 minutes)then hard jerk on first acceleration. Afterwards shifts ok until you come to a stop again and symptoms return. Thanks in advance ...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Fuel Trim VIN: 1FMFU16L83
This expedition is my personal rig. The problem here is that the long term,bank 1, fuel trim is running +10 - +15 lean. The other fuel trims are 0 - 5 percent. There is plenty of power and response. When the throttle is opened,the trim drops closer to 0,then b...
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, hard to start VIN: 1FDAF56P75
Upon hearing the drivers description of the low boost pressure, we delivered truck and started our research. The next day it was towed to us with a crank no start concern. We notice the oil pressure guage in the truck would not register during cranking so we t...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L inside temp VIN: 1FTPW12596
customer complaint a/c does notcool at low speeds or idle during test drive at highway speed a/c worked great at lower speeds and at idle the temp rose approximitly 25 degrees pressures on guages looked good ... i understand this should be a simple repair but ...
1990 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Hydraulic Booster VIN: 1LNCM93E8L
This vehicle was brought into the shop for a loss of power brake assist. If you drive the car normally, the brakes work great. If you pump the brake pedal 2 or 3 times and try to stop you lose assist. The problem was first noticed by my customer in heavy traff...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A52
i have a lincoln ls with a 3.9 that i cannot figure out,im having an exstream miss under load,when vehicle first come in it would not get out of its own way, i checked fuel pressure and it was low so i replaced pump and filter.it gave it alot more power but i ...
2003 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Charging VIN: 1MEFM55S03
Hey fellow Techs. I have what I thought was going to be a pretty cut and dry problem but of course not or I wouldn't be here, right?. Anyway this came to me with an intermittent charging problem. The customer has one of those lights for the lighter plug to tel...

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1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 3-2 Downshift VIN: 1FMDU34X0N
Many suggestions came in which all were logical. Replace Govenor, Modulator, Servo, and we did other work that did not fix the problem. We ended up replacing the case and replacing lip seals and sealing rings. Trans seems to work to customer satifaction now. T...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5144W
Thanks for the help Found a corroded ground wire in the harness leading from pump replaced wire and runs fine. Trouble codes: P0232 (Secondary fuel circuit high voltage).
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Scope Info VIN: 1FTNW21F92
Thank you to everyone who followed this posting. This truck is fixed and working properly. A new APP assembly was installed and no more intermittent idling problem. I will post before and after scope images of what I was seeing and why I was making such a big ...
2003 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Drive VIN: 2FMDA56403
well once i removed the pan as was suggested i do, the fluid was found to be really really burnt, even though it was ok on the dipstick. i found only one piece of debris that was revealling, about a 1/2 inch steel sliver. i am also told there are updates that ...
2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMFU15547
O.K., y'all, got it fixed. I replaced the compressor. I had a friend run it on his IDS and he thought it was a shorted field coil on the compressor clutch, I ran out of time and patience before I had a chance to scope it. The compressor worked fine and the clu... Trouble codes: P0300.
2011 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Safety VIN: 1FBSS3BL9B
Thanks for the responses. We have discovered while searching for this module that it came from the factory less Parking Assist feature. The vin did show that is was equipped according to the dealer. The company in which this vehicle belongs to brought a second...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L temp guage VIN: 1ZWFT61L5X
the cluster that wassent to us was bad ... the car lot decided to wholesale car
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