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1996 Ford F-350 Eddie Bauer 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHF36F4T
Towed in from another shop Customer & shoop both claim truck ran fine one day and would not start the next. Not sure what they checked or did. They claim they didn't use ether. Fuel supply & Pressure are good.IDS Would Not cycle injectors for "buzz" test. And ...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17WXY
this vehicle has a misfire on cylinders 5,6,7,8 only shows on the cylinder contribution test. no codes set. checked egr for blockage and was good. replaced plugs. checked to make sure timing was correct. injectors and coils are also good. truck runs fine when ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L hvac recirc VIN: 1FTSW31F11
Never saw anything like this in 25 yrs. With HVAC on recirc and blower on high, outside air is drawn into the cabin around back sliding glass creating a whistle. A slight vacuum is built up in the cabin and doors are really hard to open when exiting the vehicl...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Low power VIN: 1FTSW31P63
This truck was towed in as a no start, died while driving.Went ou to the truck and it started right up. Took it for a test drive and noticed instantly it was low on power. Scanned for codes and found p2290 ICP Low. At an idle the ICP desired and ICP actual are... Trouble codes: P2290
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P04
truck cam in would run and idle just low on power and had code 2285 icp sensor problem . replaced icp with good one. no code on a 10 mile test drive but duty cycle on ipr was over 85 percent so my understanding is that truck should never go over 70 percent wit... Trouble codes: P2285
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33P66
Hello to all, I need some guidance with a 6.0 Powerstroke that came in on the hook for a died on road/crank no start. I guess they cranked the hell out of it, because when we got it had two almost dead batteries and a can of ether on the passenger seat. The f... Trouble codes: P0611 (FICM Performance), P0671 (Cylinder 1 Glow plug circuit), P0677 (Cylinder 7 Glow plug circuit), P1379 (FICM supply voltage circuit high), U0155 (Lost comm. with IPC control module), P115A
2010 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU9D75A
This car has a hard code p0457 that cannot be cleared, have done a reflash, hard reset and replaced the pcm, after the pcm was replaced it took a week and the code came back. Clear the code and it is still there with just key on. This should be a two trip code... Trouble codes: P0457 (Evap small leak check fuel cap)

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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FACP44MXP
thanks for all the help, but this car had to have a new intake coil.the coils had been swapped,with no change.tried a new coil on intake side & the car ran great.I appreciate the offers but had checked these things previously.
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