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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L ignition VIN: 1FTFE24Y0T
I have a running donor vehicle and swapped the coil, distributor, and ecm. Not sure where to look now. Ignition switch is working because I get 12 volts on both wires going into the coil. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21P63
Truck came in with a misfire complaint - scanned and have a #5 cylinder contribution code and a # 5 injector low code - look at cylinder contribution and see #5 not firing - swap #7 and #5 injector connector and run koeo test and I get circuit code for #7 so i... Trouble codes: P0273 (Injector circuit low), P0275 (Cylinder 5 contribution)
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35P75
Hello Techs, This is my first help request. Our shop specializes in 6.0 diesels but this one I'm getting beaten. Vehicle came in running rough and no boost. Took a look at it and found bad injectors and a bad turbo along with a VGT solenoid. Oil dumping out of... Trouble codes: P2617, P2614
2008 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L master cyl VIN: 3FAHP07Z88
2008 ford fusion 2.3 replaced brakes all the way around low on pads rotors at or below spec. After install brake pedal was found to be squishy. Bleed system, and still squishy. Found small leak back side of brake master cylinder, leaking into brake power boost...

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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K83
Hi Gentleman, I would first like to thank everyone that responded as it helped a lot. The fix was a couple of things, surge was because the idle was turned up a bit causing incorrect tps readings. Also the MAF sensor was faulty giving a lean condition, found ... Trouble codes: 2195 (Lean), 2197 (Lean).
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14514
After rechecking all relative data, we decided to replace the spark plugs as it had been a long time since they were last done, upon removal I found them to be severely worn and 1 heat range too cold, I installed the correct new plugs and cleared the KAM and c... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW12504
I would like to thank all that replied. Customer decided to take it to local ford dealer for diagnostics and ford tech says he cant reproduce symptoms charged him $85. and sent him packing. thanks for all the help. Brian Trouble codes: P0174 (lean bank 2).
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Fuel System VIN: 5LMFU27R54
I did replace the correct coil and plug. 5,6,7,8 drivers side bank2. The DTC code was 0358 indicating Cyl.#8 Bank 2 misfire. After checking for a vacuum leak and plugged Cat. I checked for unmetered air causing a rough idle also. Compression was only 70 qnd ...
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