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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX25G5J
I'm pretty sure this has a bad PCM, but were looking for support on our diagnosis, knowing that early Ford drive diag. ain't our thing! This was a tow-in, no-start. I was able to start it and it was running extremely rich, so rich that the engine could not ac...
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Engine maybe also transmission VIN: 1FTRE14W0Y
So ive had this van it belongs to the shop so its been on the back shelf to say, well here is the issue, when i first started with it, it had a hard to start when cold, when it finally started it had a low idle, around 700 rpm's or lower, after replacing the A...
2006 Ford F53 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1F6MF53YX6
Problem is intermittent but fairly consistent, runs great but will turn on the MIL with code P0152 Bank 2/1 HEGO ckt high. never any other codes and watching data stream on both banks for HEGO and LTFT looks great. normal swiching on o2's and LTFT around +2-3... Trouble codes: P0152 (Bank 2 sensor 1 HEGO ckt high)
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24LX6
Vehicle came in with misfire and CEL on with P0204, found wiring harness rubbed through and melted on the EGR tube where it bends toward the PCM. So we replaced the harness with a new one from Ford. Still getting a recurring P0204 but it has to be driven aroun... Trouble codes: P0204 (Injector circuit open cylinder 4)
2008 Ford Fusion S 2.3L air bags VIN: 3FAHP06Z98
I was called out to program rcm .Used ids to program.used old rcm to transfer info to new rcm.Code c1414-e0 will not clear.Replaced with second new rcm from Ford verified correct part.Programmed as built 2nd time.Same problem.Tested with ids in data logger rcm...
2009 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FDSS34P99
before deciding what to recommend and quote I need some advice... I've done my share of 6.0L work in pickups and F550/650 trucks but never in a van/ambulance. My tech was out this morning on a "cranks ok but wont fire" complaint, 2009 E350 Ambulance. Oil le... Trouble codes: P0261 (Cyl 1 injector ckt or low contribution), P0269 (Cyl 3 injector ckt or low contribution), P0623 (Generator Control ckt fault)

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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FDKE30GXJ
So before I came to work here all injectors were replaced ...with the wrong ones. Fred from Georgia hit it exactly right the injectors they installed (6 months ago) were white not blue. Thank you to everyone for the quick responses and all the help. We don't i...
1995 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, lack of power VIN: 1FALP54P2S
This SHO is running hard again! As is the case most of the time in our business, the problem was most likely caused by a careless tech. We decided to remove enough stuff to access and inspect more of the harness in the trans area and found the following: 1) ha... 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).
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTNX21S6X
I diagnosed this vehicle as having a faulty regulator valve in the pump face & took it back to the transmission shop. What he did was buy yet another used transmission ('99 diesel) 4r100. Pulled all the guts out of it, made sure not to mismatch anything cause...
2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L fail nysi VIN: 2FMDA53421
2009 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.5L Brake pedal VIN: 1FMCU49319
The vacuum pump current draw seemed high, but I had no specification or truck to compare it with. The pump did work when tested. Because the brakes work with the Brake system control module unplugged, it seemed like the hard pedal could be caused by lack of ...
2010 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Noise VIN: 1FTMF1EWXA
Customer declined any further testing. Some of the replies we received indicated to check oil pressure with a manual gauge, which we did, it had steady 80 psi oil pressure at idle. As near as we can guess it has a cracked piston skirt or something wrong with...
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