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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14H1R
Hello to all. This one is a head scratcher. One of those vehicles, where multiple issues have been found, but none fix the problem. Vehicle has a rough run/lack of power. When cold, under load, it backfires thru the intake. Will intermittently bog out, and hav... Trouble codes: 172 (O2 Sensor indicates lean condition)
2003 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L L/side sliding door VIN: 2FMDA53413
Hi guys got another problem.code b2589 latch door reversed first thing I did was adjusted the door . No luck then I pulled the panel off and pinned every wire to modual all checked good then I pinned out the contact switch it all seems good also .as iam watchi...
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L fuel system VIN: 1FDAF56P85
Replace heads and other items listed above and had a miss at an idle has a misfire until 2k it smooth's out when driving or under load it is rough and is blowing white and black smoke, dose not use oil or any oil or fuel in coolant, we have replace injector 4,...
2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Gauge Cluster VIN: 2MHFM75W66
Customer came in with no lights on cluster. And no interior lights. Check number 1 fuse in fuse panel under dash and found it was blown and someone had put a different amp fuse in. Supposed to be a 15 had a 20. Replaced with a 15, a few seconds later fuse pops...

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2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Thermostat Housing VIN: 1FMYU60E02
First, thanks to all the members who replied. Since AllData provides no info on how to change the thermostat housing on the "E" code 4.0 engines, I thought I would include what I did. That way, those of you who use AllData's "annotate" feature, can paste it in...
2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L limp mode-harsh engagement VIN: 3FAHP07ZX7
Spent more time on it and found the problems. I was leary to shoot power to the solenoids, I thought they were (pwm) but they were not. The A B and C solenoids clicked when powered. Originally could not get snap on solus scanner to run soenoid functional test....
2008 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 3FAHP01188
Thanks again for responses folks. AFter hearing the "squish noise" thru the hydraulic control unit (HCU) we were confident enough to replace it. Problem solved! HCU likely had a bad internal valve that was not seating tightly and causing low pedal. Replac...
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