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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14C2W
I found denso plugs in this ford and could not verify their correct application through any of our local parts stores.Installed correct autolights and new cables on all 8 plgs.My need or question here is the functionality of this 4 cylinder ignition .8 plugs,2... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stumble VIN: 1FMRU15L6Y
Hey gang. This is my wife's truck and it has developed a stumble or cuts out from a stop. It very random, it seems to mostly occur within the first 10mins of driving and also when fuel level is below 3/8 of a tank of fuel. Truck just cuts out during accelerati...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNW21P03
i am trying to help one of my sister shops with this vehicle. they called me in when it got over their heads. this vehicle quit running and was towed into shop. oil was low. the oil was changed and new batteries installed.(they were weak). there were codes for...
2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L No power VIN: 2FMZA51604
This vehicle has extremely low power. Will eventially get up to about 50mph, but thats it. The odometer reads 350000 plus and the customer doesn't know if the engine has been replaced because he only owned it for 12 months. Fuel pressure is good, st & lt withi... Trouble codes: P0340
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L engine noise VIN: 1FTPW14596
have an 06 f150 5.4 came in with engine rattle, sounded like lifters found tsb on lifters so replaced lifters timming chains guides and tensioners, still had noise found related problem on iatn so replaced cam phaser bank 1,still has noise and also ran bad and...
2006 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Passenger Side Airbag VIN: 3FAHP08156
Intermittant passenger side air light while customer is driving car.retrieved codes with modis.when i look code up on mitchell it says i need to use a tester to test componants in system.question i have is can i test with out it mitchell cautions me not to bac...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31R78
This is an informational request. I am about to pull the cab on this truck to access the Injection Pump something I have never done before but have been told it is the way to go and have seen it done on other Fords (Gas engines only). The problem I have run in... Trouble codes: P0090
2011 Ford Fiesta SE 1.6L No Start VIN: 3FADP4EJ5B
code is stored in transmission module. i need ford guru. can i fix it without ford scanner? please help Trouble codes: P287B

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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTWW32S53
well all it was, a bad wire in the harness not at the connector but at the harness. i guess when engine sat for a while the harness rested on the corner of engine head. and when turn on the engine the harness moved away from engine that is why it only misfire ... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0316 (Misfire detected first 1000 revolutions).
2004 Ford Focus SE 2.0L ecm VIN: 1FAFP34364
Richard from Michigan nailed it. Unhooked the ABS module and then my scanner communicated with the ECM. Retrieved my codes, did the diagnostics, and sent it on its way. Thanks
2010 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDFE4FS8A
After following the advice from Ryan in Alabama I believe this headache is gone. After getting a ids and having the neural profile (crank relearn) no more misfire counts. Another time consuming lesson on making sure you check the basic's & simple things. Thank... Trouble codes: P0301, P0307.
2011 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMCU0EG8B
WOW. Talk about the need for a recall this is is. National back order on throttle body. After reading everyones replies we felt good about going ahead with the throttle body. Finally got one in and put on. The customer will have to drive to tell for sure but w...
2008 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L dtc(s) VIN: 2LNHM84WX8
hey guys, i want to thank everyone for their input sorry its been so long but i wanted to wait to see if a ecm fixed the problem but the shop i got it from still havent taken it to the dealer, they said they will at some point but their isnt a rush. so once t...
2007 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MEFM75V47
thanks to every one that replied fond to be on ton the wright track took wire harness all the way apart where it ys in to driver door found fuel pump control moduel ground wire running next to the main power wire for drive door moduel with the door being open ...
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