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2002 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L driveline VIN: 1FMNU43S32
This Excursion(aka F250)has a driveline shudder/vibration driving high speeds on hwy. Smooth as glass 50-60. Above that, it starts to shudder. You would swear it has a bad U-joint. It has a double cardan U-joint at transfer case. After replacing noisy diff. be...
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L long crank VIN: 1FDXE45F93
This one got handed to me after much work done, but this is what I know. Original complaint was no start hot, but it didn't start easily cold either, long crank. New, from Ford HPOP, IPR, ICP sensor. Fresh oil, full, engine oil pressure is good and builds righ...
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Readiness VIN: 1FAFP33P43
Basically this Focus will not set any of the readiness monitors. Specifically: O2 heater, O2, catalyst, EGR and EVAP. The customer has been driving the vehicle for a few months. And it's been about 5 days since he took it for an emissions test and found that n...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08613
Hi Guys and Girls have this ford pickup came in for emissions inspection and also the mil was on when it arrived. The owner had it checked in another shop and did not succeed. I checked it out and found codes...PO171 and PO175. On The Right bank the [...]... Trouble codes: P0175
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on, Stumble VIN: 1FDXE45S84
Replace Spark plugs. Test Ckp sensor tested ok has 340ohms, also tested ckp wires they have .5homs both positive n negative circuit. The Engine still stumble on acceleration. vaccum readings is 17"hg of vac. Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition/distrubiton speed engine circuit malfunction)
2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMSU45P64
This issue has me stumped. Shortly after changing all eight injectors the customer complained of a slight rough idle when waiting at a stop light. With the IDS we can see cylinders 4-5-6 dipping down slightly with the engine warm and in gear. Codes for 4 and 5... Trouble codes: P0272 (Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance), P0275 (Cylinder 5 Contribution/Balance)
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31P24
vehicle came in no start, turns over good, found about 12 codes ficm cpi, 4 injectors. found connector no good behind turbo, replaced wire and sensor. unplugged cpi still no start. found ficm wires all fraid, replaced wire harness , no still wont start , canno...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L shifts VIN: 1FTSX21556
Vehicle came in in the Summer with transmission DTC P0758 SSPC-B failed to provide voltage drop, after testing wireing, connectors, & solenoid we determined internal trans prob. overhauled, intermediate clutches were in bad shape, not much else. When we first...
2006 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Mechanical
I am trying to determine what the cause of the engine vibration this truck has. I'm convinced this truck does not have a misfire after many hours of being misled. After all my checking, I realized that this is not a miss but a running vibration. At idle in par...
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on, Tpms fault VIN: 1FMEU51877
Car brought in from a used car lot with codes below plus this GEM specific code: U0155-lost comm with IC module; original complaint: dash lights on, ie, MIL, TPMS, BRAKE, etc. followed diagnostic flow chart for U0155, led me to bad GEM. Replaced GEM, tried ... Trouble codes: B1687 (dome light short to B), U0140 (Lost comm with BCM), U1900 (in IC module CAN comm fault receive error), U1900 (in IC module CAN comm fault receive error), U1900 (in IC module CAN comm fault receive error), U1900 (in IC module CAN comm fault receive error)
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L cuts out VIN: 1FTFX1EV5A
tough one- customer complains of intermittent stalling. truck had stored codes for all injector circuits open. (p0201-p0208). also p025a fuel pump module open, u0109 lost comm to fuel module, p0690 pcm power relay sens circuit high. cleared codes and truck sto...
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L D/S Blend Door VIN: 1FTFW1EVXA
This one happens to be my personal truck. It has the automatic dual climate controls. It started out as the pass side blend door becoming inop, stuck on one temp. and would not move. Pulled code for p/s blend door circuit malfunction, well being my personal tr...
2012 Ford Focus SE 2.0L pats VIN: 1FAHP3F20C
hi everyone. just want to thank everyone in advance for their time. i got a a real weird scenario here. i have an intermittent no crank. it is a security issue the pats is disabling crank and fuel. i have three codes that are reoccurring. two of them are uo100...

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2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L reverse VIN: 2FMZA57694
water was the problem. there was no water in the connector so I blew right past this. pulled the pcm and you literally could pour water out (only about 1/4 cup).replaced the pcm and the problem is gone. thanks to all that responded.
2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNE24W56
man came in this week & i cleaned the throttle body like most of you said and it's fixed this time it wasn't coused by me replacing the alternator as my customer said. so thanks for your help.
2008 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L p1639 VIN: 3FAHP07128
Thanks to everyone that offer help ! I made a mistake in my post ,this was not a reman. PCM ,I did try to program as a built as and as a new . The customer furnished the pcm and I understood it to be reman. it wasn't ,it was a wrecking yard pcm ! Customer de...
2010 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FABP7BV1A
Thanks for all the feed back went back double checked all connection ,grounds,resistance on wires to and from pcm to module to pump. went and ordered a pcm and programed it car startted right up, just didn't want to throw parts at it. Trouble codes: P1235 (koeo self test / fuel pump control out of range).
2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Abs VIN: 5LMEU68H55
Thanks to all who responded!! I did catch the left wheel speed sensor Dropping slightly while problem was occurring. As suggested by Mike [...] quoted them replacing both front hub assy and sensors. They declined the repairs for now... but i believe they will let ...
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