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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y5N
Howdy Y'all ! I have this old dinosaur. 1992 F150 4.9 Automatic. At times the truck will stall after it has been warmed up and ya come to a stop. I have cleaned and then replaced the Idle Air Valve and still the stalling. Tps is .92 volts at idle and sweeps go... Trouble codes: 512 (Keep Alive Memory)
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU34X7W
Have changed injectors and now white smoke comes out tail pipe. Have checked plug wiring ok. It has mis fire on 2 cylinders. Was running better before injectors were replaced. Have changed the 2 injectors that the cylinders were mifiring on and still no change...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Wipers VIN: 1FTRX18W5X
Good afternoon got a fried brain here, this fine vehicle came in a with a shoping of things needing attention and just when I thought all was well on my final test drive the wipers would not run. Brought inside the shop to scope it out and the wipers started ...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Engine VIN: 1FTRX12W84
Ok all I have two questions, 1) on the vehicle listed I have either a locked up motor or a locked up timing chain. I may be buying this from the customer as they sound like they do not want to fix it. Now I have another 4.6L setting on my floor with less then ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW21P65
Vehicle has no power on acceleration. Will hardly pull the incline grade into our lot. Driving down the road seems fine possibly a little weak?? Vehicle came in due to fuel in cooling system. Found 2 injector cups leaking. We replaced all 8 along with hoses, f...
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMDK03195
This car was brought in for some service work and when the customer took it home he noticed that the idle would jump up to 1500 when the steering wheel is turned slightly. When we originally replaced the air filter, it didn't seal with the air box and set a th...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, lacks power high rpm VIN: 1FTPW14V56
I have an 2006 f-150 5.4l flex fuel. Lacks power/hesitates at higher RPM. Truck came in for check engine light/lacks power. Engine was replaced at 114658 miles. Original code was p0430 bank 2 cat. efficieny out of range. Road tested & verified concern. Measure...
2007 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L cel intermitent VIN: 1FDXE45S17
Truck came in cel on no drivabilty complaints, p0751 (sspca stuck off), found no tsbs, service info states to follow symptom chart, no symptoms present, cleared dtc's performed transmission drive cycle listed in service info. dtc did not return, monitored pids...
2008 Lincoln MKX 3.5L Ignition coils VIN: 2LMDU68C28
Vehicle came into shop because it was driving rough, mechanic found one bad coil. Coil was replaced. After replacing coil vehicle started but still ran rough, then fuse blow (F33)VPWR. After replacing the fuse vehicle started still running rough. vehicle was s...
2005 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Stall, Misfire VIN: 2MEFM75W35
this car quit driving in town (SES & wrench light came on) had cam/crank codes + TPS throttle control codes - repaired wiring to cam/crank - replaced t-body - down to 2 pri/sec coil codes above. can watch #1 & #6 injectors being cut off, sometimes together, so... Trouble codes: P0351, P0356

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1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start
The new ecc main relay fixed it. It fired right up! I did not have time to try to pull codes, or to revisit the diagrams until today. The first diagram did not list wire colors, Alldata, The second did,Mitchel. The third, from Alldata, I wish I had seen it fi...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L ABS light on. VIN: 1FDWF36SXX
Thanks everyone for the help. Sorry it took so long but customer could only come in on Saturday mornings. Put a abs controler from the junk yard in and everything is fine.
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU03155
im calling this one fixed i ohmed every wire and did every test.i just didnt want to believe it was the pcm because it would straighten up after a that is what i did was replace pcm and all is well Trouble codes: P0353, P0354.
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Long crank time VIN: 1FTSW21P96
Pretty much everyone said the same thing: Drive it hard to purge air out of high pressure oil system. After I opened the post I had pulled off the right valve cover and pressure tested. I thought I heard leakage from the rear transfer tube that goes through ...
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