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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP11311
Ok everyone, another lean code in a Ford and a 4 cyl. this time. Car runs good on road, maybe a very slight intermittent surge at cruise. Idle is erratic, not a single cylinder skip but just erratic. Not really consistent and is worse at times but never really... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean HO2S11)
2004 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Vacuum VIN: 1FMPU16L24
Has anyone had to replace vacuum harness on top of heater case? the black and white lines cannot be reached, can the recirc door housing be removed from the top of the heater case while its still in the vehicle. The problem seems to be the hot water valve vac ...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14584
I have this 04 F150 customer stated it had been idling poor and would die . Now towed in no start. The fuel injectors will all pulse at the same time and also the fuel pressure gauge jumps each time the injectors fire. Scanner shows no codes and no cam sensor ...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Stall
wanted to throw out a line before FICM purchase the icp presure is low, did jump to 1450 w/icp unpluged Trouble codes: P0611, P2617
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTWW31P26
This 05 PSD 6.0 has an unusual thumping, poping or barking out inlet ducting at idle. It is much more noticable with inlet duct off manifold elbow (straight from manifold) the noise makes me think inlet valve not sealing. I have an IDS and have performed injec... Trouble codes: P0275
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Limited 4.6L Tcm VIN: 1FMEU53807
Have codes U0101(lost com with TCM) U1900 (can bus fault) P1867(transfercase contact plate failure) they were cleared and repeat on cold start before vehicle moves right when it is started. Seems like a programming fault.Has anyone repaired this and what did y...

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2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP28155
Taking vehicle to the dealer for the reflash seems to have done the trick. Altho the customer had to drive it for several hundred miles for the reflash to fully take care of the problem.
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L egr coolers VIN: 1FTWW31R38
well got truck put back together, sorry for the delay. the heads were warped but still in spec with being planed. New headgaskets and warped heads were the problem thanks for all the replies. they were much appreciated.
2005 Lincoln LS Luxury 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S45
this paticular customer had procured an insurance/warranty policy after the problem had occured and was trying to "work" the insurance company to get them to pay... it didn't work. these people are not stupid. he also didn't have the money himself to proceed w... Trouble codes: P2104, P457P, B2879, B1503, U1262.
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