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1995 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Engine
I replaced the fuel pump after I had no fuel pressure with KOEO no fuel pum activation either. Fuse,Relay and Inertia switch ok. Still no start and pump is working. Now I disconnect the MAF sensor and she runs ok at higher rpms. Rough Idle. Verified voltages f...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Heater VIN: 1FAFP55U02
Hi guys, I have a Taurus that is giving me some trouble with a no heat issue. When the car first came in one of the heater hoses was hot and the other was cold, the coolant was a nasty rusty color, no problem sold a heater core power flush, heater pipe assy(du...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Hello everybody and thank you in advance for your help and guidance. A customer just bought their 02 Escape recently for their son. They brought it to me to get the random misfire and poor idle quality taken care of. The customer put some fuel inj. cleaner in ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 misfire), P0300 (Multiple Cyl misfire)
2005 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FMSU43P55
We are asking for advise on this power stroke.Came in with code P0299 after researching faults for this code we found tsb # 06-23-2 for cleaning coking deposits inside turbo.We pulled the turbo & inspected inside We found moderate coking & the vanes did not ap... Trouble codes: P0299
2006 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVHT85H66
Hello All, I Test drove this 4.6 Mustang GT close to closing time. It has a miss at idle and during acceleration pretty much all the time while driving though it felt like it smoothed out occasionally for a second or two while cruising with not much load. Thou... Trouble codes: P0174, P0305
2009 Ford Flex Limited 3.5L Left Rear Upper Knuckle Bushing VIN: 2FMEK63C29
Daughters car. Has bad upper knuckle bushing.Ford says only comes as knuckle assembly. Wonder if anyone knows of bushing # or possible substitution.Thanks in advance.
2010 Ford Flex SEL 3.5L HVAC Control VIN: 2FMGK5CCXA
Intermittently the hvac will freeze at 90 degrees, blower on. When this happens, none of the buttons will respond on hvac controller. It will set a u0256, failure to communicate with front control interface module. It has a 4 wire connector, power, gnd, and 2 ...
2011 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L no commuinication VIN: 3FAHP0JG8B
car was brought over to me from a person that buys and sells at auctions.because its relatively new I cant find any info on all data nor on ondemand the checkengine airbag anti lock lights are on and front suspension light is on also if someone out there can g...

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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX20537
First off thank you to everyone that took time out of their day to help.After taking valve covers one more time and checking for debris(nothing found), I recommended engine replacement but the customer did not want to spend any more money.What we did was add a... Trouble codes: P0020, P0300 (Random misfire detected), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire detected), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire detected), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire detected), P0307 (Cylinder 7 misfire detected).
2008 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Ambient temp VIN: 1FMEU73E98
Thanks guys for all the helpful tips.Especially Thomas from Kansas who suggested to drive the vehicle over 30 mph for 5 min.That must have done the trick because the vehicle came back on Monday and it was working fine. I take exception to a guy from Texas w...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W8S
Thanks guys. To sum up the replies, vacuum leak, IAC, MAF, and idle relearn were all suggested. I stubbornly refused to believe I had a vacuum leak so I replaced the IAC and subbed in a known good MAF and tried to relearn idle after each to no avail. Finally I...
2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L caliper VIN: 1ZWHT61L22
We have fixed the Cougar. After we determined that our "no pressure - no brake fluid condition" was isolated to the left rear wheel, we checked the brake line, master cylinder, and left rear caliper. We found that we did have adequate pressure between the ma...
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