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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU34E9X
Vehicle came in as a intermittant no start. We were able to have vehicle not start a hand full of times for us. When in the no start condition we have spark, injector pulse, fuel pressure. The security light is normal and not flashing fast as if we were having...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21P16
Im working on a 06 F-25o s.d. 6.0, Im not really up on diesels , but i am learning quickly. This summer i installed an egr cooler and valve. It ran fine all summer. He said its the best it ran since it was new. The other day it died going down the road and had...
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hvac VIN: 1FMFU16508
The customers concern is that there is minimal air flow coming from the rh air vent and center rh air vent when hvac is placed in panel mode regardless of blower motor speed (greatly noticeable when blower motor is at high speed). The lh and center lh vents ha...
2008 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Ignition Coil VIN: 1FAHP24W38
Please contact me as soon as possible
2006 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Hesitation VIN: 1LNFM87A16
Customer complaint of a bucking/jerking hesitation like the car is dying for a split second, while cruising at hwy speed, then as quick as it happens it goes away. Dash light for EPC came on one time. I cannot duplicate the problem (of course) but the codes ab... Trouble codes: U1041 (Vehicle speed signal missing), U1262 (Scp data link fault)

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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall, dies VIN: 1FTJW35FXS
Thanks or all the help. We installed a new ignition switch as well as a new PCM relay. Vehicle has been gone a week or more and there hasn't been anymore trouble.
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Headlights
Found a ganked green/white wire in front of the battery, I cut out the spliced in wire and it worked.
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FDWW33F0X
Thanks for all the help I dont work many diesels to get real familar with them. I learned a lot from your help, how to read scan data much better. My readings were going all over the place. It turned out to be a bad connection at the pcm. I pulled the connecto... Trouble codes: P1280 (Icp circuit out of range), P1670 (Ef feedback signal not detected), P1316 (Idm codes detected), P0344, P0340.
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Abs, Airbag, And Generic Module VIN: 1FTZR15X2Y
plugged everything back in yesterday to start over. Snap on scanner still wouldnt communicate, grabbed my OTC to verify and everything was up and live again. Had a ABS code for a shorted rear sensor. Tested and replaced rear speed sensor and everything is work...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP34P6Y
I want to thank everyone for the replies, and what I learned is if your gut tells you something, no matter who reassures you to check it yourself. The owner had done a lot of the work originally, to keep from cutting into the techs time, however when he got s...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP5523Y
first would like to thank everyone for the responses.. can not call this one fixed. customer did pick it up and has not had the problem happen yet.. i did try all of the suggestions and could not duplicate the problem.. will have to see if it comes back.. ag...
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAW56F71
Well I finally got it going. Thank you all for the replys! Luther and Jay were right. Cylinder number 1 injector was leaking out of the top. Pulling the valve covers and cranking the engine made it obvious why I wasnt making any ICP. The truck hasn't run in 2 ... Trouble codes: P1209, P1211.
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 5LMEU78H83
Hello everyone: Thanks to all who replied. This is a fix.The problem was the EGR module assembly, which incorporates the map sensor. The wiring was fine after checking the pin values. The red and yellow wire , terminal 1 at EGR harness is power supply, 12V an... Trouble codes: P0108 (manifold absolute pressure circuit H input), P1112 (intake air temp sensor intermittent), P1117 (engine coolant temp sensor intermittent), P1125 (Throttle position sensor circuit intermittent), P1336 (Crankshaft or camshaft input signal to powertrain), P1000 (OBD II monitor not complete).
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Surge, Stall VIN: 4M2DU86W83
well, after reading all the replies, come to find out that 2 after market iac's were bad. put in dealer iac and problem solved. thanks for all the replies. You all are a great help.
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