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2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L MIL Lamp on, Lean VIN: 2FTZF0730Y
Truck came in 2 mos. Ago w/ codes po171 too lean bank 1, p0401 insufficient egr detected & p1260 theft detected. Dpfe was no good, which fixed p0401. Then reset kam. Truck came back 2 weeks later w/ p0171, so we replaced b1s1 ho2 sensor. 2 weeks later truck ca... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14U91
Customer came into shop to see if the MODIS Scanner would pickup any other data than its P0171 (ran both KOEO and KOER both didn't show anything other than P0171); cleared codes and the code didn't reappear until approximately 50 miles. Then code reappared a... Trouble codes: P0171 (Leank Bank 1)
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Warped rotor VIN: 1FAFT55213
Has anyone ran into this problem 2003 ford taurus i have 2 different customers with the same problem rotors are warped within 6,000 miles New extreme duty rotors same thing calipers are not hanging up bearings are tight all front end components are good machin...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21P66
Howdy all, got a 6.0 here giving me some trouble. Truck was towed in after it died going down the highway and wouldn't restart. Checked codes and found P2290 and P2291. Also an EGR code, but I don't think it's related. Oil is full and clean. Fuel is good press... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient exhaust gas recirculation flow detected), P2290 (Injector control pressure too low), P2291 (Injector control pressure too low/engine cranking)
2009 Ford Ranger Sport 4.0L vent controls VIN: 1FTYR14EX9
This vehicle has a manually controlled HVAC system w/ a vacuum controlled hot water valve. The problem I am having is that the only time I can get cold air to come out of the vents is in the Max air position. As soon as the control is switch to normal a/c or v...
1993 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2M2LM75W6P
Vehicle comes in sputtering most of the time...once in a while, it will start and run just fine. Vehicle seems to load up, and then backfire when cleared with throttle blip. Work listed was done at another shop. Runs on highway pretty decent, do not feel cats ... Trouble codes: 172 (EGR not switching lean bank 1), 176 (EGR not switching lean bank 2), 181 (cruise rich still lean bank 2), 186 (inj pulse width hi or MAF too low), 189 (Cruise rich still lean bank 1), 332 (EGR valve not opening)
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1ZWFT61LXY
Hi pals any mercury tech that can help me on this on...came in from another shop . The problem is the fuel gauge stays empty. So far from what i know the sending unit has been changes and the ipc was replace and also sent out to verify it work. I checked the g...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Front Differential VIN: 4M2DU86K73
Vehicle came to us with front differential completely empty, evidence of gear oil spewing out of vent, diff had a heat band around area of pinion bearing. Normally we overhaul these here, however woman was in a hurry and we thought it might have hosuing damag...

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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSF31L04
well yuo guys that said the abs booster had trouble was right. never came across one that had an internal leak most i have seen corroded through and leaked externally. anyway yes keep things simple and don't over think it. thanks for your help all you guys are...
2009 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Fuel ow warning VIN: 1FMEU63E79
Thanks Brian and all who helped. It turned out to be the I.C. As luck would have it I had another one with a bad fuel gauge reading. The wiring diagram showed a wire leaving the IC and another wire returning. The "power wire" BLk/YEL had battery voltage. There...
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