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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Stumbles VIN: 1FTJE34H5R
Van came in with a condition of stalling at idle, intermittently, stumbles at idle and hesitates when driving. No problem restarting, if stalls. Resembles ignition system drop-out when condition occurs. Checked distributor cap, rotor and spark plugs, both by r... Trouble codes: 334 (Evp/pfe closed voltage expected), 452 (Insufficient vss), 10 (Separator code), 126 (Map/baro or expected)
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31974
I thought I had a pretty good handle on these 6 litres, but this one has me banging my head against the wall! The customer drove it home one day with it running fine, shut it off, and in the morning it cranked but wouldn't start. I hooked up the scanner and pu...
2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Starter circuit, intermittent VIN: 1FAHP24105
Hello all. Well this one has been on going for months and the customer is 88 years old and thinks it's a ghost of her passed away husband. I know, it does get worse. Problem is the vehicle powers up fine, but will not crank over intermittently. This has happ...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Noise VIN: 1FMYU93155
This Escape is baffling to all of us here in the shop. Customer originally came in for noise from engine that was rpm related. Best way I can describe the noise is back in the day when we used to put baseball cards on our bicycle spokes. Imagine that noise onl...
2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMFU17546
Okay guys. I can't say that I've ever been at a total loss like I am on this one. I've spent a lot of time and even more energy trying to come to some type of conclusion on this, but I'm really not seeing a solution here. As the related repair history will tel... Trouble codes: P0174 (Fuel System Too Lean Bank 2), P0300 (Mulitple Cylinder Misfires Detected), P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected), P0308 (Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected)
2006 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L Hesitation VIN: 2FMZA51666
customer complaint is engine shake when accelerating, i found when jabing the throttle wide open from idle it has a hesitation for a moment then it clears up and back fires threw the intake from time to time. it had a code for intake runner control stuck close... Trouble codes: B1600 (PATS Theft signal not received), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire), P0316, P2006
2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Crank VIN: 1FAFP53U36
We got this Taurus in on a hook, vehicle will not crank, I can manually turn vehicle over with a power probe to the trigger wire at starter but car will not run, just turn over. all gauges are working as well as lights. attempted to scan for codes with 2 diffe...
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Charging VIN: 1F6NF53Y18
Hello all. We have a 2008 model year Class A motorhome in our shop made by Tiffin Motor Homes (Allegro). It has a Ford powertrain V10 6.8L in it on a P Chassis. Our issue is that this motorhome is not charging. We noticed the charge indicator light turns off (...
1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Stall VIN: 1MELM50U2S
this car came in from another shop. they replaced icm ccrm computer (from [...]) and cleaned all ecm grounds. the problem is that the car stalls. usually under very conservative driving like through a subdivision. when it stalls it goes away very quietly not vi...

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1984 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.8L Starter stays engaged VIN: 1FMCU14S4E
Thanks to all who responded !!! I hope this one is fixed but I probably won't know for 2 - 5 years.Just a few things to clairify for some of you as I seem to have been unclear on some points.I'm sorry for that. I have never been able to see this vehicle while ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTNW21LX1
Hello All! Thank you for all of your quick replies, I really appriciate it! We fixed this vehicle with a new IAC valve. We did go with an OEM part. This truck has been starting right up.
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L unknown
I got in early yesterday morning and measured the tires carefully they were all the same. I disconnected the front driveshaft and went for a ride. The noise was gone. So I confidently sold the transfer case (used). Installed it and the vehicle was repaired. ...
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