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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTDR15X5V
Alright guy, everything about this is acting like a vacuum leak, running poorly at idle, smooths out off idle. my issue is that nothing is showing this (which of what I have read is common with this failure anyway), but my adaptives short and [...] term are stu... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L engine vibration VIN: 1FTRX12W57
I have this F150 truck that has a engine vibration at around 600-750 rpm , idle or in gear , anything above that speed its fine . the whole truck shakes , vibrates. We did transmission rebuilt on this truck ,i have replaced the torque converter 2 times , repla...
2007 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L LF Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 1FMEU74E27
Good Afternoon All! I'm hoping someone can steer me out of my temporary brain deadedness. Does anyone have any successful way of scoping the output of a wheel speed sensor on one of these animals. As seen in related history, I have codes pertaining to LF speed...
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Lt Trailer Circuit VIN: 1FTWW31P27
As stated above the lt turn/brake at the trailer plug is inop. I ckd the signals at the plug for both lt & rt and only the rt works. I went to the relays in the lt rear engine area and swapped relays to see if that did it but no luck. I pulled the relays to ck...
2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L electrical VIN: 3LNHM26136
Customer complaint vehicle will go dead about every 15 hours if it is not started. Check for battery drain found about a 370mA drain. Pulled all fuses from the BJB and the SJB drain does not change. Removed wire from battery to BJB and drain dropped about 40mA...

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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU72E22
Done and running quietly but I had a brief sphincter tightening moment; on initial crank-over I heard the infamous weak cylinder skip during turnover and after start-up I had a dead miss in the exhaust. After a minute or so passed and several unrepeatable word...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L heater VIN: 2FTRX18L43
Sorry for the late post.This vehicle unfortunately is not repaired.Replaced water pump,many of you stated that fins corrode off,this pump actually looked good.Reflushed heater core,even tried removing restrictor in hose but no better.Filled engine through heat...
2010 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP0HA0A
I have been through everything on this vehicle short of disassembly of the cylinder head, but we have narrowed this down to a sticking valve in cylinder #1. As many have said this is what it sounded like to them. With the mileage on the vehicle, customer is ... Trouble codes: P0316 (Misfire in the first 1000 revolutions), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1).
2005 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L interior lights VIN: 4M2DU86KX5
The problem was a black in color wire from the A pillar to the drivers door. I'm 64 and semi-retired with no alldata. I used a friends alldata for a wiring diagram. All the problems were from the bad ground, which was hidden in the center of the harness that ...
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