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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51411
This van is a new vehicle for us so we have little prior history on it except the customer stated the spark plugs have been replaced many times due to fouling. On initial scan p0171,p0174 fuel trim lean codes were present. short term and long term fuel trims m... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2007 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAHP24157
Runs very good, just idle affected. While cold it will idle up right, but feel a surge when placed in gear. Also feel gas pedal is not in sync with throttle body?
2008 Ford E-250 5.4L none VIN: 1FTNE24L58
The parking brake light comes on at will, no ryme or reason.I have checked the parking brake switch and the master cylinder level switch.I can watch on my NGS sofware and it says parking brake switch active then not while just sitting still in park.I disconnec...

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2007 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 3FAHP07117
Michael from Illinois was on the right track. The trigger wheel for the crank sensor has 2 keyways in it, if you install it on the incorrect keyway the ignition timing is almost 180 degrees off. Pulled the timing covers a 3rd time, repositioned trigger wheel, ...
2011 Ford Escape XLT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FMCU0D71B
New pcm fired up fuel pump and escape is down the road.All fuses were checked and wiring repairs were triple check before asking for help.Thank you for the help.
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