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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FDKE30GXJ
I am a new employee here and was thrown this on my first day. Another tech has worked on it for about six months and cant figure it out either. We have collectively replaced and or tested every available part and system related to engine performance and the on...
1995 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, lack of power VIN: 1FALP54P2S
We got this low mileage SHO in for stalling at stops after about 10 minutes of driving. After a short test drive we found that it would lack power and surge when trying to accelerate and also had pinging like a car with run on after shut off while trying to ac... Trouble codes: 124 (tps volts higher than expected), 212 (loss of ignition diag monitor input to pcm), 215 (coil 1 primary circuit fault), 216 (coil 2 primary circuit fault), 217 (coil 3 primary circuit fault), 645 (incorrect 1st gear ratio)
2004 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Rack and pinion VIN: 1FAFP45X04
car came in for gringing ft brakes ferformed above svc. when done car had no power assist and no power steering (hydroboost brakes) fluid low added low again same problem raised car to ck for leaks found both i.t.r.e. bellows obout to burst. Car had no issues ...
2010 Ford E-150 4.6L frame VIN: 1FTNE1EW2A
Good day folks I have a 2010 E150 delivery van here that has a very pronouced rattle going over bumps. When it first came in, I found that the exhaust had been bent up and hitting the bottom of the cargo box. I inspected the shocks and found the rear shocks...
2014 Ford Explorer 3.5L Key fob VIN: 1FM5K8AR7E
QUESTION,, Police Exployers fleet vehicles did not come with remote key fobs, According to Ford these vehicles did not come with a receiver, can one be added & remote key fob programed. thank you Joe A

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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L performance VIN: 1FTCR10A2M
thanks to everyone who replied and offered the help, as I noted before the customer had been playing tech and it took us some time but did in fact find the problem.. customer had replaced the fuel pump himself (he neglected to tell us this of course) well when...
1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Injector pulse VIN: 1FASP14J0S
Thanks for all the replies! I have not fixed the problem though. After replacing the fuel pump the pressure holds, I scoped the cam and crank signals. The cam signal does not show up for a few seconds while cranking, but then starts as soon as it does. I repla...
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Tach Inop VIN: 1FTRX12869
It was the instrument cluster. I was able to get a used one and had to reprogram the security and mileage.
2009 Lincoln MKX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2LMDU88C79
after a few more test drives and a transmission guy we finialy got a code for number 6 misfire replaced coil and plugs no more chatter on hills
2011 Lincoln MKT EcoBoost 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2LMHJ5AT3B
well this one got sent to the dealer. I was told that they replaced the Oxygen sensors on the misfiring bank and that cured it. I'm not so sure about that but thats all i have. Thanks for the many replies. I appreciate it. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302.
2004 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1MEFM50U74
Well we got this one fixed. A lot of you suspected the Mass Air Flow, when we tried starting it with it unplugged it seemed to help, that is why we tried a new one. That didn't solve the problem though. It did seem to help however. We decided to pull the upper...
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