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1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FALP73W9T
This vehicle has a curious problem. First thing I did for the insufficient flow code was check vacuum source was ok, next checked power to the egr solenoid, manually operated egr with only a stumble not stall result. Next disconnected the egr solenoid and fed ... Trouble codes: P0401
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L heater VIN: 2FTRX18L43
Good morning Ford techs everywhere,I have a Ford pickup that has intermittent no heat.It came in with a leaking thermostat housing and very low coolant,complaint was that there was no heat.After removing corrosion from t-stat housing and replacing thermostat a...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31P23
This 6.0 started running bad and losing power, now cranks but won't start. Almost starts, blows a little smoke but won't start. High pressure oil pressure is about 600-700 psi cranking. PCM is commanding IPR to 85%, desired pressure is about 2200 psi, doesn't ... Trouble codes: P2291 (Injector Control Pressure Too Low- Engine Cranking)
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55214
Check engine light comes on with codes p0172 and p0175. Really has no drivability issues. We have replaced the maf sensor. Cleaned the throttle plate. Has 41lbs fuel pressure running. The flex fuel sensor so 42.8%. Found a bulletin about reflash pcm but that w... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich), P0175 (Rich)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14534
Problem with Variable cam timing. No chain noise or nothing but it idles really rough and has 02 rich bank2, random misfire codes bank 2. did a relative compression test with ids on it and found bank 2 cylinders 5,6,7 and 8 low. looked at variable valve timing... Trouble codes: P0022 (intake cam position cam timing retarded B2)
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FBNE31LX7
This van originally came in not running with a bad fuel pump probably about a year ago, which is when the new sending unit module was installed. Everything was ok until a few months ago when the gas gauge got stuck on empty. When it came into the shop I notice...
2012 Ford Focus SEL 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAHP3H26C
This car came into my shop with CEL on and battery light on. It has been wrecked and wires broken at front of engine. The body shop or myself cannot find any more broken wires. Checked throughly! Tried PCM and BCM. Has codes P0103, P025A, and U0109. I have onl...

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2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMSU45P64
We do not have this one fixed yet. The vehicle is still being driven until we can get it back in. Hopefully the issue progresses further to help identify it. At this point I am going to swap #5 injector with another cylinder to see if the issue changes. We... Trouble codes: P0272 (Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance), P0275 (Cylinder 5 Contribution/Balance).
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTNF21555
Seemed to be a bad oil filter . Had a fairly new motor craft filter already on . Installed a new motor craft filter & all seems to be good so far . Thanks for all the responses.
2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVFT80N47
Finally! Got the ecm to fail via light tap test. Replaced and reprogrammed via IDS with used and car runs great. Thanks for the help Trouble codes: P061B, P1336 (Cam/Crank correlation).
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