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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Stall VIN: 1FTSW21P05
Customer's complaint is an intermittent stall condition when decelerating with a hot engine. The truck runs normally at freeway speeds and will only stall below 20 mph such as exiting the freeway or surface street driving and releasing the throttle completely ... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft sensor performance)
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L MIL Lamp on, Limp mode VIN: 1FTSW21R88
To my fellow ford techs (or those former ford techs like myself) - does anyone have any information regarding the p016b dtc? it does not appear in any ford pc/ed manual. I googled it, with no helpful results. This vehicle is put in forced limited power mode (l... Trouble codes: P016B
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FD3E35S58
I was called to this shop to program a replacement instrument cluster from Ford. When I got there they had already installed the new cluster, and unfortunately gave the old cluster back as a core. This van DOES NOT HAVE PATS. I programmed the ICM with as built... Trouble codes: P1260 (Theft detected vehicle immobilized)
2013 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Wipers VIN: 2FMDK3JC1D
The front wipers take a swipe across the windshield every 24 seconds as if the switch is in the lowest position of intermittent, but the switch is off. I am pretty sure it does not have a rain sensor. I would assume the problem is the switch but my Modis does ...
2007 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2EU38E07
This vehicle has me pulling out my hair. Originally came in with head gaskets blown, radiator leaking. We fixed that. I had all the necessary ford cam tools to properly time camshafts and all bolts were tightened to specification. Customer brings vehicle back ... Trouble codes: P061B

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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Criuse Control VIN: 2FMZA51431
As many have mentioned the switch was shorted. I replaced it with a new switch which came with the recall harness. After plugging it into the harness installed by the dealer under the recall it still did not work. I took the dealer harness out of the circuit a...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
Thank you. Sometimes it takes someone just to get you on the right track because you have looking at it too long. that is exactly what you guys did. It ended up being a cracked ignition coil that was also causing problems. This is a great site. Trouble codes: P0171.
2010 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX1C89A
There is a TSB pertaining to replacing the purge valve so I did this to hopefully alleviate the check engine light coming on. I have emailed the customer asking if the vehicle is fixed but haven't had a response. I wish she would, weather it is fixed or not.... Trouble codes: P1450 (unable to bleed up fuel tank vacuum), P2196 (O2 sensor biased/stuck rich).
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