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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55S23
I have a problem with this Taurus. The vehicle came in after setting for almost a year. There was no fuel pressure so the fuel pump, strainer, etc was replaced. The vehicle started and was serviced (LOF). The vehicle was given back to the customer, the next da...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17293
I need help iv been trying to fix this truck for a week now it came in missing bad I thought it was plugs and wires but I tested it its not its misfiring on cylinders 2,3,6 only I changed the plugs anyways it made no difference I changed the fuel injectors sti... Trouble codes: P0174, P0316, P0302, P0303
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L ABS Module VIN: 1FTVX14544
We found one case in the archive with the same codes but it expired without a fix or summary. We suspect the module is kuput but at $600 we'd like a little confirmation. Thanks iATN is the best because of the folks!
2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24W16
Van has no power giving gas or under load. miss firing all cylinders after unplug mass air flow sensor. Did a tune up. changed spark plug, fuel filter, air filter, oil changed. check freeze frame and found code p0106. check data map sensor on scanner it stays ... Trouble codes: P0106 (Map baro performance)
2003 Mercury Marauder 4.6L Cooling System VIN: 2MEHM75V43
Well, here it is. Can somebody explain the flow of coolant in this cooling system. I have no coolant getting to heater core. Mitchell has no info. The engine does not run hot or cold. Thanks

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford F-250 Eddie Bauer 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F5T
Thanks again to everyone. The original problem was the ICP sensor. I tested the glow plugs and they all checked out ok. I tested the glow plug relay and found that it failed even though it was only five months old. I replaced the relay under warranty and all i... Trouble codes: P1280 (ICP sensor).
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L cyl # 3 VIN: 1FMPU18L0W
Everyone I am sorry to have to close this request but I have not heard from this customer again. I am sorry that I could not try all of the suggestions that I recieved to find the problem. I have saved all of the info sent to me and if I get the chance I will...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Emissions VIN: 1FMYU04111
Thanks to all the replies I have recieved. This vehicle would not get ready the EGR or EVAP our EPA would not give it a waiver. We could only have 1 not ready, All together this vehicle was driven 2639 miles in just over 4 months time. I called Identifix for h...
2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L antenna VIN: 1FAHP59S64
reeived 6 replies. some said replace mast, which I guess they did not see we had already done before our post. some said replace antenna assembly. customer has not decided to spend anymore on it at this time. Thanks for the help guys. JOe
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW12584
Thank you everyone for the suggestions. 1. I was not able to swap O2 sensors even though they were the same. We did however have one in stock so I replaced it with a Motorcraft sensor but there was no change. 2. I checked back pressure while I had the O2 sen... Trouble codes: P0174 (System Too Lean - Bank 2), P0175 (System Too Rich - Bank 2).
2006 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Surge, jerking VIN: 2FDFP74W46
Moisture was getting down the coil boots and causing a misfire. Installed a set of MSD coils and boots and the problem went away. How I found the problem was hooked up IDS scantool and watched the power balance while lightly spraying water on/near the coils....
2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L engine, transmission VIN: 1FDXF46P96
thanks for the replies and help the fix was that the customer had it 4 quarts over full with oil changed oil and stopped shaking thanks
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Power steering VIN: 1FAHP31NX7
I want to thank everyone who replied. After replacing ps pump and reservoir problem was still there. I then decided to disconnect the ps hoses and blew air through them to make sure no restrictions. After refilling ps fluid I then had a leak in the return hose...
2008 Ford Focus S 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAHP34N08
Thankyou for the reply sending me to Mathew Ragsdale tech forum, It was quick work to determine I had a bunch of incorrect keys and a bad transceiver. His explanation of the system along with recordings of correct signal patterns made this an easy fix. Trouble codes: B1600, B1602.
2008 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMFU16518
thanks for all the replies it turned out it does not have a fuel control module just pump and relay could not find the info last night on it and asked you guys thanks
2008 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L Compass VIN: 3LNHM26T88
thanks to all the replies. the problem came out to be the pigtail wiring harness in the back of the cluster itself. replace pigtail with a used one because there is no used one available.
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