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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X1X
Vehicle came in with drivability issues. Scan showed P0171 & P0174 codes. Smoked engine and found bad upper intake gaskets. Replaced gaskets and re-smoked. No new smoke evident. Cleared codes and road tested. After 2 drive cycles P0171 & P0174 returned. The LT... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2)
2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3LNHM261X6
The problem is: At a stop engine running vehicle in gear, wants to lunge or creep, engine bogs down and vibrates vehicle. Let off brake and vehicle will creep about 5 miles per hour. Will creep up a steep hill. Change valve body and wire less throttle body. St... Trouble codes: P0506

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P33
icp sensor leaking oil on to connector causing intermittent concern
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, #4 injector signal VIN: 1FTPX14505
The problem was the spark plug. I trusted my friend when he told me that he had replaced the spark plug with a Genuine MotorCraft plug. I received a lot of info from the techs at IATN who explained that the injector was shutting down because of the ignition co... Trouble codes: P0354.
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L oil pump VIN: 1FTSE34P57
I have decided to replace the engine, I really appreciate everyone recommendations. I researched it myself and confirmed that it was a roller bearing lifter. Thank you
2011 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU9D76B
Hello & thanks again to everyone who replied to my help request, Before removing the head I did a valve clearance check on the valves. I found a few to tight and one intake and one exhaust of #2 cyl. were at .002 and .003 respectfully. After pulling the head ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl. two misfire).
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