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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L engine VIN: 2FAFP71W65
hi looking for some help with this one. car has sit for some time had the steering column replaced car ran for 3 hours then it came to me missing and running rough cats were stopped up and showed a map sensor code, runs rough I can unplug coil packs 1,2,3,and ...
2006 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP08186
Please help! Both CMP sensors have the same resistance. PCM has most recent calibration. VCT solenoids are at 0%. Ford dealer states they have never sold these CMP sensors and they don't stock them. Napa does. Replaced them and that took care of a P0345 and oc... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cmp sensor a circuit)
2007 Ford Edge SE 3.5L waterpump VIN: 2FMDK36C17
Pump is leaking from Behind Alternator BUT WE HAVE A LEAK AT THE BELL HOUSING) Water is dripping from the inside of the transmission down I see a water inlet pipe, recall that is expired. Plan is to drop the cradle and engine we are trying find out if it blew...
2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1FMDK02W48
Hello All, After replacing the PCM in this vehicle and reprogram using IDS car will not crank. We reset the parameters on the PATS but we get a message that it will not communicate with that module. There was no trouble with this before PCM was replaced. It ...
2011 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU9D76B
Started with a complaint of a miss and the CEL on and flashing once in a wile. We pulled code P0302 cyl. #2 misfire. All other data looks OK. This is a fleet vehicle with 74,000 miles on it and they were breathing down my neck to fix it. I decided to do the mo... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl. two misfire)
2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L Ddm VIN: 1LNHM82V67
This is for another shop. They came to me cause I do all the programming for this area. They told me about intermittent operation of the DDM and related items controlled by the DDM. I scanned it, found mainly the code B1318, low battery positive voltage. After...
2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L caliper VIN: 1ZWHT61L22
This car came in with the right rear caliper hanging up. we replaced both rear calipers, pads and rotors.Right rear is working like it is suppose to now. But we now have no fluid to left rear caliper. We removed line to caliper and can blow air through line, a...

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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L MIL Lamp on, no boost VIN: 1FTSX31PX5
Well we took off the turbo to find the vanes unobstucted & working freely. We are almost positive the burt wires have caused a problem with the ECM. We lack the equipment to varify this so after talking with customer we sent this truck to Ford to test our susp... Trouble codes: P0046.
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L engine VIN: 2FAFP71W65
possible fuel injector or coolant leak still not fixed and im reposting with new pids
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L red brake light VIN: 1FDXE45S86
The problem was not leaving key off long enough for PCM to completely reset after update. Left shop for weekend. Monday morning vehicle functioned perfectly. Had anpther this week and same issue. Let sit about 10 min with key off and no problem. Hope this help...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L3X
once again the IATN techs are a wealth of good information . as many of you pointed out this model cougar does not have the fuel pump driver module instead the problem was the inertia switch which i wrongly assumed that since it wasn't tripped it was passing c...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1ZWFT61L5X
fix is unanimous,all eleven replies suggested iac valve,i did replace it with a ford part and returned to customer,did not howl this morning before replacing the iac valve but I had to go with the percentages,thanks again mark
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