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2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE45F0Y
Hello all, I really need some help on this 7.3 diesel. I have beaten my head against the wall for literally the last 3.5 days on this van/bus. Came in with complaint of missfire and hard start when cold. I figured for sure it would need valve cover gaskets,har... Trouble codes: P0470, P1211
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDSS34P68
This vehicle is an intermittent no start / stall when running . Cleared all codes and b1352 , p1260 comes back . Cleared KAM and vehicle started up and ran . After running and driving for 15 minutes vehicle died again while driving . This time code u2510 and b... Trouble codes: P1260 (Theft detected / vehicle immobilized), B1352 (Ignition key-in circuit failure), B1360 (Ignition run / acc circuit open), U2510 (Invalid data for security)

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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L mechanical fuel pump VIN: 1FTJW36F2T
thanks all who posted. always a great help! I elected to leave it like many had said.It was all the way down in the pan didn't hurt any thing. Truck is gone and all is good.
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L hard start VIN: 1FDAW57P74
Decided next step was to tear down and search for high pressure leak. Found bad o-ring at stc fitting and plug missing from side of high pressure pump. Replaced both and reinstalled. Vehicle is back on the road! Thanks for everyones help! Trouble codes: P0269, P0470, P2290, P2291.
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L abs VIN: 1FB5531L86
After a week fighting with this vehicle,all the test & wiring was okay, I suspect its a bad ABS module, my dealer wont replace it was out their service department inspection, & they need to charge me $145.00 to check it, if the module is bad then will be a fr...
2010 Ford Transit Connect XLT 2.0L Stall, Long Crank VIN: NM0LS7BN2A
Looks like we have it fixed. First off the mileage is correct, this vehicle is from a local university and never leaves the campus. the fix: We cleaned the injectors and throttle body but no change. We went over all the cold and warn engine data again and aga...
2006 Mercury Mariner Convenience 2.3L idler pulley VIN: 4M2CU57Z96
Thanks very much to everyone who replied,it was a help to us to keep the thought process going however,we covered everything that was mentioned,right belt,tensioner was ok,tried the loctite,no spacer according to Ford,they faxed a picture to me to check out.I ...
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