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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18LXX
Check engine light is on for bank 1 only running lean. Bank 2 is not indicated as too lean but LTFT is 19, LTFT on B1 is 25+. No vacuum leaks found. It seems only when vehicle engine cold the problem occurs. At warm idle, the STFT are always 0 +/- 3%. Odometer... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1), U1262 (Scp data fault for J1850 Bus), P1815 (4wd mode select switch short-ground)
2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP74W43
Hi,Techs. I have a nightmare with the 03 Ford Crown Vic./4.6L/vin code W. It has the codes P2196 and P2198. I did check vacuum leaks with "smoke" machine,found a small leak at EGR valve and TPS, the voltage of O2 S1B1 stays put at 0.989V) and S1B2 fluctuates f... Trouble codes: P2196 (upstream HO2S bank 1 not switching stays at rich), P2198 (upstream HO2S bank 2 not switching stays at rich)
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Clutch VIN: 3FAFP31N45
I replaced the clutch and slave and shipped the car it was working great. a week later car came back grinding going in gear. Customer indicated not all the time only some times. checked and the master is leaking witch is under the dash. so i replaced the maste...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil pump VIN: 1FTWW31P16
Customer over heated 6.0 Power stroke Diesel. R&R heads sent to machine shop for repair. Heads completely gone thru and Reinstalled. Everything checks and tests OK and Passes... OUR PROBLEM IS NO OIL PRESSURE... Removed oil pump checks out OK... Remove oil pre...

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1992 Ford Taurus L 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP55U5N
Thank you all for all your advice, we ended up getting the fuel pump (only 2 years old) covered by warranty and replaced it. That took care of the stumble when cold and the intermittent flutter/misfire. We sold him a complete distributor assy with module and t... Trouble codes: 172 (176 -), 176 (326 -), 326 (testing and results).
2005 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L CAN Communication VIN: 1FMZK02115
Replaced the 700 coconut module and towed to the local Blue Oval house for flash programming. Vehicle has been there for 2 weeks. They called me today and said they had finally gotten to it, but it must have some other transmission issues. The new module now h...
2006 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L hard steering
First ,Thanks to everyone that take time and answer the post and sorry for the late to close it.Well we check the wiring harness along both fender wells and the plugs on the driver side engine compartment as they knows to get water inside,that's not was the ... Trouble codes: U1026.
2008 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L left turn signal for trailer VIN: 1FTVX12538
we tested all wires, all circuits tested good. found failure to be in the fuse block itself. the circuit board was bad. replaced fuse block and all lights working normal at this time.
2011 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L Temp Blend Actuator VIN: 3FAHP0HA9B
I'm gonna call this one fixed, but I just don't have the part in hand yet. Thanks to ALL who replied. Everybody brought up good ideas, including Mike from New Jersey who mentioned the recalibration procedure when replacing actuators, (yes Jamie from Georgia it...
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