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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA50471
This van acts like it has an air leak into cyl #1 but I tried spraying propane and ether around it and I can't get any response, so now I'm not sure. After driving, the MIL light came on and started flashing, the freeze frame for P0301 shows: bank 1 LTFT 18.72... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0174 (System too lean bank 2), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire dedected)
2009 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP15369
This escape came in with no start/ start and stall condition. Checked and was losing fuel pressure. Checked power at the pump and would lose power. Thought that the problem would be with the fuel pump driver (like the f150) so I jumped or bypassed the driver a... Trouble codes: P0620 (Generator control circuit)
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)
2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.4L Power steering, brakes. VIN: 1FTSW2BR9A
Ok you Ford techs, needing some help out here, We have a 2010 F250 super duty with the 6.4 dis. This vehicle was brought to us with a shredded serpentine belt. we replaced the belt, filled it with fluid and found a leak on the pump seal. Tore it apart and foun...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Starter VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
New vehicle and customer for me. Customer states that the car has been sitting a long while and had no start (no crank) situation. Had it towed to another shop for diagnosis. They determined that the ECM was bad and installed a recycle yard ECM, numbers matche...

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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17WXY
ended up letting it roll out with the misfire. checked all that i could. compression was good, dropped exhuast to check cats, checked timing, checked coils, checked injectors, checked intake for leaks. there was no check engine light and all checked out fine.
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L all gauges/power windows VIN: 1FTPW12546
Update,auction fixed the cluster,it had a burnt resistor and a shorted voltage regulator,repaired now and everything is working. Many Thanks to all that offered their time/experience and help! Phil
2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSX20579
Many replies were not for the type of knock described. It was not a light tap/knock like a spark plug or exhaust manifold would make. It sounded just like a rod hammering, except it was erratic and would go away warm, which a rod would not do. Cam alignment o...
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