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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle Always VIN: 2FTRX18L9X
Car came in with an IAC code and would not idle by itself. Replaced IAC with a Factory part . Car will idle now but does not come down from 1000-1100 rpm . Fuel trims both sides are near perfect about 0 . Throttle position status reads C/T on the scanner. IAC ...
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP37383
Help Ford Techs! This focus came in with multiple misfire codes for various cylinders and p0316- misfire during first 1000 rpm after start up. customer states it will misfire once started cold- mostly in cold weather. We replaced the coil, plugs and wires with...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L vct VIN: 1FTPW14505
When you de-cell or take off the engine starts missing and carry-in on like its out of time - usually warmed up but sometimes not - oil pressure stays with-in specs - if i unplug 1 vtc it all straitens up and runs great - its like the vtc sensors cause the pro...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Steering VIN: 1FTSX21P76
As always, I appreciate any help with this one. Customer came in with complaint steering jerking one way or the other while going straight down the road. Road testing, I noticed steering would pull either right or left while going straight down the road. On oc...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FDSF30548
I have a fleet truck that needs an ECM, This truck is owned by the telephone company. It has a non-chip key and No transponder! So when I do a PMI the PATS system shuts me down. I did do a as-built data on the ECM with the same results. Now I can install the o...
2011 Ford F-150 STX 3.7L No Start VIN: 1FTEX1CM3B
thank you in advance for any ideas on this nightmare. truck towed in quit while driving instrument panel was messing up.hooked snap on scanner cant communicate with bcm,pcm,rcm,abs,instrument panel,retrieved codes from accessory protocol interface module. chec... Trouble codes: U0100, U0151, U0422

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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
Well the run issue is fixed on this van! The IPR was indeed faulty, when running it was being commanded at 5%. With the ICP as high as it was it had to have been stuck. I swapped in a known good used one and it started and ran perfect. Once fix was verified i ... Trouble codes: P0470, P1211.
2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L steering angle sensor VIN: 1FMCU02Z68
Hello and thanks for the replies. After replacing the steering column and having pscm configured and steering angle sensor calibrated it works good. I learned next time on one of these I will just replace coumn right away as it contains every part to the syst...
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