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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FDRE1423Y
interimitant rough idle. misfires all over counter, not any picticular cyc. no vacum leaks found. runs good 90 % of time. does seem lower power than others ive worked on but not really bad. when problem accures bank 1 short term fuel trim goes -23 bank 2 goes ...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07L72
Cust states check eng. light comes on occasionally for cyl head temp hi.No codes present at this time.Cust has replaced sender in head twice with ford sender.We have never duplicated problem.Sender cust replaced was in l head in front of eng.We called ford and...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L abs VIN: 1FAHP58U33
vehicle came in needing front brakes and rear caliper leaking through the e brake arm shaft did all this work and test drove. now the abs kicks in when it feels like it. has a code of b1342 in the module, clear it and it comes right back.checked for power and ...
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Sjb VIN: 1ZVST82H65
This Mustang originally came in with complaint of battery going dead every couple days. Most obvious issue was the headlights didn't time out. Found moisture under passenger side carpet while checking the "Smart" junction box. Installed new box from Ford. Wish...
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.6L battery VIN: 1FMEU51847
I have a battery drain of 170MA & when I pull fuse from SJB # 2--5amp,drain goes away..Pulling all fuses from SJB & leaving in only fuse #2--5amp ,drain is still there..Mitchell says fuse #2 feeds SJB & VAR 1... I'm thinking there is a problem inside SJB..What...

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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Sun Roof VIN: 1FMCU04141
Thanks to everyone with your help and replies to this forgetful Ford Escape. The issue was indeed the motor which we did have to clock prior to installation. What caused the old motor to forget when to stop is a mystery. But the problem child has been solved a...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX20585
thanks everyone for your advise. a few were thinking it was the old 5.4 with the vacuum elbow behind the trottle body. in fact this is a 3 valve motor and does not have this. a couple did not read that i did drop the exhaust to rule out the converters. other t... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300.
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