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2002 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Check Engine Light VIN: 3FAFP11302
Vehicle came in with a rough idle and check engine light on. We cleaned the throttle body and that helped it Idle better. We could not find any other problem. Fuel pressure is 40 psi short term fuel trim is + or - 3% long term is 2%. I see the freeze frame sho... Trouble codes: P1131 (O2 Sensor Bank One Sensor One Indicates Lean)
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L drivability VIN: 1FMEU63E06
the vehicle came in with timing component noise in the front chain. i pulled the front cover and oil pan to replace the front jackshaft tensioner and balance shaft tensioner. both had come apart and were in the pan. set the timing with the camshaft timing kit....
2007 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L No throttle VIN: 3LNHM28T47
Greetings to all. Received this vehicle from local town mechanic. It is his own vehicle. The car does not have any throttle response. He has installed a rebuilt ecm and a new throttle assembly. Also had it reprogramed with same results. No throttle. I am not s... Trouble codes: P0600, P2104 (Throttle actuator contro system forced air)
2000 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L lock horn VIN: 4M2XV14T2Y
Driving along horn chrips and locks lock.Like with remote to lock up when normal.Removed remote from area.I did it to me once.Just sitting in drive horn cherped and doors locked.I have not tested anything..Anyone have this happen. Smart Entry Control (SEC).Is ...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2004 Ford E-250 4.6L IP cluster VIN: 1FTNE24W44
We found a bare wire at the fuel pump sender that was causing a draw on the cluster ground. Replaced pump, module and cluster.
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Random no-crank condition, theft light flashes VIN: 1FMYU03135
Thank you all very much for the suggestions. No doubt it caused us to look in places we hadn't considered. We ended up replacing the PAT sensor "ring" that is positioned at the ignition switch. About $80 for the part and a simple 45-minute fix. We replaced...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, no throttle responce VIN: 1FDWW35R18
dealership found a rubbed wire blue w/light blue tracer, left front under inner fender, had rubbed on brake line Thanks to all for help and suggestions Trouble codes: 2138 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D/E Voltage Correlation), 2122 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/Switch D Circuit Low).
2008 Ford E-150 4.6L Calipers VIN: 1FTNE14W98
Thanks to everyone who responded. James from California and Ennis from California were on the money. Duplicated the problem again and loosened the master from the booster, and brakes were free. My best guess is that the rod was hanging up somehow, since removi...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Crank Sensor VIN: 1MEFM53S1X
r&r crank shaft pigtail w/new n no more problem,all uall members got me the right info n the shield was shortin the crank sensor n the new tail was perfect.thanks to all
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