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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14Y9P
Runs well as long as key is engaged ***Likely the resistor on the run circuit of coil according to Diagrams but I am a babe in the woods on Ford EEC IV.where is the resistor? operator stated the vehicle died while driving. vehicle crank and no start, no fu...
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP42T8S
comlaint is a surge and rough idle. the customer states that the idle has never been real good. first, we found that the egr was leaking, we replaced that and it made no difference. checked for vac leaks, found that the crankcase pressure measured in inches of...
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Ecm VIN: 1FAHP60A42
Vehicle runs fine and there are no codes. Several different scan tools can read the gem module along with everything else on the bus except the ECM. As soon as you try and comm with the ecm the car runs awful and won't idle. As soon as you disconnect or page b...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBNE31L56
This bus keeps setting this EGR Control code. We replaced the EGR Solenoid on a guess. Our scanner limits our testing. Was just wondering if anyone out there has seen ths code and any problems? Any help s appreciated Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR Control Circuit)

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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L crankshaft hub VIN: 1FTCR10A6M
Thank you for all the help. After reading the replies I decided to go out and check the timing with a light and see where we were firing number 1. It was dead on 10 degrees. We had tried an ignition module a few weeks prior to this. I found another Iatn po...
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAKP1136Y
I appreciate all the replies! I did finally get to do some troubleshooting, and the turbine speed sensor was bad. I never actually got the car to "regurgitate" trans fluid.
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP53U02
Thank you for all the replies. I put a new fuel pump in it 2 days ago and still had low fuel pressure when trying to accelerate. Diagnosed down to a pcm and told the customer and they decided to take it to the dealer and have them do it seeing as i can not rep... Trouble codes: P0191.
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FDXW46F32
Hey guys, we got it, thanks for the help to every one, specially to Ray and Willian, very weird, but the problem was the cam senor, you guys nailed. I guess the horn emits some kind of frecuency that gets picked up by a deffective cam sensor.
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Ambient Air Temp Sensor VIN: 1FAHP53285
Replies were correct, this model does not have an ambient air temp sensor (only on auto climate control models). Problem customer was having was he uses a bluetooth obdII device to connect his cell phone to the data stream & monitors fuel use, mileage, and so...
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L supercharger VIN: 1ZVFT82H05
2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56U77
The car was purchased used with ck eng lite "ON". It had 171, 174, 420, 430 and 300. So it all started with misfires which were ignored by previous owner AND new owner UNTIL it got so bad he couldn't ignore it anymore. I smoked it and found the melted PCV co... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L AC system VIN: 1FMCU03G59
Hello all, this Escape is fixed! After finally getting it back, I was able to really monitor it and get a good idea of what was going on. After it was driven in (hot), static pressure was 400/35. It would NOT equalize. I evacuated/recharged it and pressures ru...
1996 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4M2DV11W5T
Customer did not wish to put the money into this Villager. Pick up with out repair. Thanks to all who sent me help files. Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor).
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