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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L R. Headlight VIN: 1FMDU34E3V
I'm having a brain fart, and haven't devoted much time to a lot of testing. Power and ground on the right headlight and the left headlight appear the same. The right headlight is dim on Low and High, left works normally. Has autolights,w/ fog, no DRL. What am ...
1999 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Hey guys, this 99 f150 came with poor idle quality load/no loa, dtc P1583 IMRC stuck open. I've pulled off the plenum to gain access to the runner control valve. It ,oves when turning by hand. Linkages are a little sloppy but intact. 12v circuit good & ground ... Trouble codes: P1538 (Imcr stuck open)
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U54
we got this 2004 for taurus towed in from a used car dealer with a crank no start condition we replaced the fuel pump for no pressure and car started dealer picked up the vehicle and came back three days later with the check engine light on and the car running... Trouble codes: P0040 (p0041-), P0041

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1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4044W
Another one for the record books! This one is fixed! The original problem was a failed fuel pump. I replaced with an aftermarket pump(Autozone) and the aftermarket pump proved to be junk! (Avoid aftermarket if at all possible) Thank you to all members with th... Trouble codes: P1151 (HO2S21 Sensor Indicates Lean), P0304 (Misfire Cylinder 4), P0411 (SAI Indicates Low Flow), P0174 (System lean code bank).
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L 2nd gear starts VIN: 1FTWF33L8X
Hello, A very sincere thank you to all who helped me. It turned out that we built both transmissions with wrong check ball locations. After 34 years of transmission repairs, I thought that was history, but we are human.
2006 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L daytime running lamps taillamps VIN: 1FMDK06196
Found rear L side has 3157 black plastic bulb, R side has 4157 grey plastic bulb. Replaced both with new 3157 bulbs and drove for 3 days. Never blew another fuse, so we give back to customer to drive.
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF20547
Finaly go back to the truck. Started back at square one. After cutting wire near pcm, the wire still had voltage on it. Unhooked sensor voltage, went up (with key on) sometimes to 9 volts. Tech pulled intake, opened loom, finaly found coolant inside loom side ... Trouble codes: P0132 (O2 B1S1 circuit high voltage), P0172 (rich B1).
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