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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRX08L6W
Thanks in an odd on here. Customer complained of a rough run. All codes indicate lean exhaust both banks. O2's were sluggish so we replaced them and now it has same problem but runs worse! problem only at idle. Bank to will clock around pos 22 at... Trouble codes: P0136, P0156, P0171, P0174, P1131, P1151
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW32F0X
Vehicle towed in. Stalled on highway would not restart. Went out vehicle fired right up. Scanned for DTC's only code present was P0340 Cam Sensor Circuit. Replaced Cam Sensor inspected harness. Vehicle started drop around city block no power, rough idle, loud ... Trouble codes: P0340
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Stall VIN: 3FAHP3131Y
Ok ford techs i hope your smarter then the ford techs at my local ford dealer..this car will stall intermittenly when you put it into gear. Idle speed is around 750 but when you put it into gear idle increases to 1000 then stalls. Have replaced pvc hose iac pl...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L fuel presure regulator VIN: 1FTSW21P15
hello techs have a 2005 ford f250 6.0 diesel that is leaking diesel from the side of the fuel filter housing ..fuel presure regulator, i am going to change the o-rings and the two fuel filters..what is the best way to get the regulator out, also do the housing...
2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L brake performace, and module communication VIN: 1FMYU03167
Original complaint was of a clunk noise on hard braking only. Duplicated problem immediately in the parking lot. Inspected all rear suspension and brakes for shifting, looseness or broken parts. No problem found. Took for a longer test drive and noticed it was...
2009 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2FMDK38C29
anyone has experience in checking the cam advance solenoid? we think code p0013 is related because failure on p0011. thank you for your reading, and any opinion on these.
2003 Mercury Marauder 4.6L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2MEHM75V33
car miss fires under load and boggs down when trying to drive and has no power when driving also hard to start after sitting. engine also smokes sometimes from tailpipe

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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FTCR14U4T
Well this vehicle kick us. Found some of the replies helpful. Removed the head and valves and found the valve seats smashed. Took to a local machine shop and they rebuilt the head with new seats. the noise was still there. Checked the cam synchronizer, and it ...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, High idle VIN: 1FTYR11U5W
The update: Things we did in chronological order: 1.Tested IAC zero reading on scanner, which meant it was working (fully closed) 2.Checked fuel trims (- 8.2 to -.5 on both banks, short and long term) running lean, computer trying to fix a...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L radiator VIN: 1FTNX21S51
thanks for your help i disconnected battery and found that the battery had been sweating and had aprox a 7volt draw to ground on block with both cables disconnected / replaced battery cleaned battery tray and flushed with lots of fresh water,rechecked charging...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E25
Thanks for all the help was able to fix this one by rerouting the vent valve hose. Put a low spot before the valve and put a small hole in it to let water out. Not sure how water was getting in but my guess is pressure washer around the gas cap area. anyway th... Trouble codes: P0442.
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