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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L trans temp VIN: 2FMZA5340Y
One for you Fomoco tranny guys. Got called in on this 2000 Windstar that keeps setting a trans overheating P0783 code. Tranny shop had done a rebuild and added an external cooler to try and cure problem and figured it must be electrical. They had rebuilt this ...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX07232
Vehicle came in running rough at times with lean codes. Customer had already installed new upsteam o2s, maf, iac valve and intake gaskets with new bolts/isolaters. STFT both banks max out to +33%, at idle and no change off idle(1500rpm+), indicating no vacuum ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2), P1151 (Bank 2 indicates lean), P1131 (Bank 1 indicates lean)
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE242X2
Hello: This van has a skip, or cut out when accelerating. The mil is on with P0340, cam position sensor problem. The customer said the cam sensor was replaced but I could not find any evidence of it so I replaced it. No improvement. It acts like fuel pump is d... Trouble codes: P0340
2004 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FBNE31L64
I have no long term fuel trim on b1 or b2 o2 read .986 on all o2 sensor you can make them go lean by taking a vacuum line off. I put in one new o2 in rearing same. I would like to know why i have no long term fuel trim at idel or going down road Trouble codes: P2196 (Front HO2S signal stuck rich B1-S1), P2198 (Front HO2S signal stuck rich B2-S1)
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR14U94
Hello and Thanks in Advance for looking at the help request!! This vehicle is a no start. Customer said he drove the truck into his driveway and it died like he had cut the key off. It has not started up since. First things, put battery charger on and hooked...
2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP28155
Good morning This car came in with the customer stating he was feeling a surge at steady speeds, which was able to duplicate. With the mileage I thought a good tune would cure the problem, NOT. customer researches and decides the fuel pump is the issue even t...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14546
This vehicle will set # 5 missfire code consistantly, but only after engine is accelerated full throttle to 4500 rpm. There is a noticable lack of power at high rpm, engine struggles to accelerate once it hits about 4500 rpm.then check engine light flashes, th... Trouble codes: P0305
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cooling VIN: 1LNHM87A94
Im hoping someone has an idea.Car came in with a major coolant leak from the water pump installed new pump now there is a leak from the rear of the engine drips out at a steady rate while running or pressure checking,come out the bottom of the [...] housing lik...

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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR10A0T
Thank you to all who replied. It was a problem with the engine wiring harness. I performed a agressive wiggle test and problem went away. At this poin customer is going to take delivery of vehicle and if problem happens again we will have to replace engine ha...
2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L anti theft VIN: 1FMYU70E8Y
Thanks everyone for your thoughts & ideas..I ordered a programmer & will see if it will do the trick..From my understanding,you have to erase transponder info from the anti theft module & the module has to learn new info..This tool i ordered promises to do tha...
2006 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L abs VIN: 1FTYR10U86
Thanks to all that responded I attempted to clean the LF speed sensor which was dropping off faster than the rest on the scanner,but I decided to change it because the bolt hole had been already cracked.No more slow speed ABS apply.Thanks again.
2008 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU75858
the problem only happens with customer, and not often enough to nail it, thanks for the help and the updated info on the baro updates. however it is not fixed.
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