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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Wipers/Washer VIN: 1FTNX21L43
Hi everyone I Have a 2003 F-250 that is our shop truck. The windshield wipers and washer are not working. I have checked the 2 fuses that go to them and both are fine I have removed the multifunction switch and tested it and that checks out fine, I have put in...
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S44
Car belongs to a family friend. can command valve on with scan tool. smoke checked and found very slight leak at canister vent valve on right rear with the carbon canister. disconnect the valve and put an incandescent test light in the circuit, it lights brigh... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap Emission control system vent control circut)
2006 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L smoking when starting
hi mates its another one that i m pulling my hair out,i ve got this ford c max with a 16,00 cc diesel engine 2006 i had to put it down as a focus cause its not on the list ,it smokes alot when starting from cold so i found out that the glow plugs are blown out...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P46
Technician replaced head gaskets on the vehicle. It was hard to get started after. Which was most likely due to all the air in the system. Technician drove the truck several times. and then the truck was parked for 2 weeks. Now the truck will not start. Monito...
2011 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L driveline VIN: 1FAHP2HW9B
I am looking for some information on this AWD Taurus. The customer complaint is a shimmy at highway speeds and can be felt in the passenger seat. The customer has had 2 different sets of tires replaced with no change in condition. Vehicle has had no accidents ...

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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15E21
I Plugged the intake completely with one of the yellow caps for the smoke tester and again looked for leaks. Found small amounts coming from the EGR gaskets and the Idle control. Replaced Both of those gaskets and cleaned all dirt from the passages with a clot... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank 1), P0174 (system lean bank 2).
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTRW12W37
Thanks very much to all 15 replies. Most all said to clean throttle body and reset KAM. This is what we did and it fixed the problem. Truck runs great. I believe having this code P061B in the archives will help other Techs,if they run into this over a dead bat... Trouble codes: P061B.
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