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1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU15H1S
HELP!!! Very nice Ford bronco at times wants to fall on it's face on light accelaration take off. Once you get on the trottle in runs great until next stop. Never stalls just stumbles almost to stall until you get into trottle? Found bad egr stuck closed due t...
2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP42X51
Vehicle runs flawless otherwise. The surge /stumble occur cold on light acceleration for 4-5 +/- seconds.
2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L Shiftlock VIN: LFMZA51442
As a GM trained mechanic I thought I'd run this one by the Ford folks in the know...I was not able to find an archives on this subject. Customer minivan will not allow her to put the vehicle from Park into Drive when running. She can however turn the engine o...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L turbo VIN: 1FTSW31P13
Vehicle is slow to boost,no power.wot will produce 10-11 psi.Checked intake and exhaust for restriction,ok.Removed intercooler tubes and intercooler to inspect for blockage,ok.Vehicle has egr delete kit installed.Vehicle starts and idles good.Performed balloon...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSE34L14
This van got towed in. The sock on the bottom of the fuel pump disintegrated, jammed the pump and fried the pump and the driver module ahead of it. I replaced both along with fuel & air filters. All of the parts replaced were ford parts. The truck fired up and... Trouble codes: P0172, P2196, P2198, P0190, P0175
2004 Ford E-250 4.6L IP cluster VIN: 1FTNE24W44
concern, dash lights inop, radio inop, cluster gauges inop along with no warning lights. Found no comm with cluster checked power and grounds found all ok. Installed new cluster connected battery and keyed up with normal operation aprox 15 seconds than smoke f...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Noise VIN: 1FTWW31PX7
Greetings fellow techs.This turbo has a very high pitch whistling noise coming from the turbo especially at idle. If you disconnect the VGT solenoid the noise immediately disappears. We tried a different solenoid and no difference. We got a USED turbo and inst...
1996 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W7T
Car came in about 3 weeks ago with the check engine light on. The code were p0171,po174, and p0430, explained the situatuion to the customer and replaces mass air flow meter and waited to see if p0430 returned. the code did return so we replaced the left conve... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst efficiency below limit b1)

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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L Reverse VIN: 1FTEX14H2S
Customer did not want to go further into this, he was satisfied with the smoother engagement into drive by cleaning the maf and doing a relearn. thanks for the help
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMRU15W73
thanks to everyone that replied.i did a back pressure check and found exhaust on bank one was clogged.replaced cats and problem solved.thank again to iatn and to all the techs that offer help. Trouble codes: P1549.
2007 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Compressor VIN: 1FTZR15E07
Thanks to all who answered.Like some of the replies said ck the basics.I went on the notion the other techs "checked " everything.Well the reason my compressor would cut out on snap throttle and higher rpms---the high side pressure switch wireing in the connec...
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