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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Misfire, No spark bank 1 VIN: 1FCNF53S8Y
Ford motor home chassis. 6.8 v10. Ran good when last used, now it has no power. Low manifold vacuum at idle/2500rpm, 15-17 in. Even compression banks 1 and 2. Injectors are firing. Bank 1 o2 stuck low, (200mv. Bank 2 switching good. Adding propane to throttle ...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Icp VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
This truck came in on a hook with no start condition.during cranking icp would only reach about 350psi.after testing i determined it needed hpop.i replaced hpop and regulator after a few cranks it cranked right idled for about 20 minutes everything seeme...
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Battery light on VIN: 1FAFP34N15
Customer complained car lost engine power but still ran but wouldn't idle. Vehicle towed in. Started car ran fine for about 5 minutes, battery lite came on engine died. Restarted car, has to keep foot on car to keep running and noticed high exhaust emissions. ... Trouble codes: P1397
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L AC system VIN: 1FMCU03G59
Hello all, and thank you for in advance for an guidance. Working on a Ford escape, 3.0 duratec. Having odd AC issues. This car came in originally with the pressures thru the roof: high side about 370psi and low side had our gauge pegged (120 psi). Wouldnt turn...
2009 Ford Expedition EL XLT 5.4L automatic VIN: 1FMFK15589
ok guys this expedition came in with the drivers front window regulator broken.I replaced the regulator and reinstalled the factory motor.The window works fine up and down but in automatic mode it stops an inch before completely closed.I read on mitchell about...
2001 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L Wiper Washer Light VIN: 4M2ZV11TX1
Hello and thanks for the help on this one. The vehicle is in for the washer light being illuminated on the dash with the reservoir full or not. I disconnected the connector on the sensor and the light is I thought it must just be the sensor. I replace...

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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF21L4X
Thanks to all that replied. We do not see may Fords per say but I am not that familiar with mode 6. That led me to cylinders #2&6 misfires. After checking compression and fuel pressure and injector action and vac leaks all over again It ended up being 2 bad Au...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L No throttle VIN: 1FTRF14W54
Thanks for the reply's. Timothy was correct in that there is no relearn procedure required. Also it was kinda the wiring to the motor.the pin fitment in the connector was bad . The fix was replacing the pins in the connector at the motor. i never jammed anyth... Trouble codes: P2111 (Throttle stuck open), P2104 (Forces idle).
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5LMEU27A8Y
Thank you in advance to everyone's replies. The problem ended up being a lazy upstream oxygen sensor for bank 2. When I installed the new sensor, fuel trims immediately went down to under +5% both STFT & LTFT. As far as my MAF readings, I switched the setting ... Trouble codes: P1151 (Lack of HO2S-21 Switch Sensor Indicates Lean).
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