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2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMZU75W83
This one came from the dealer to our shop this morning. They replaced the maf crank sensor and the iac. Vehicle will start and idle at 2200 rpm for about 10 seconds. then it will idle down to 750. After it settles to 750 rpm it runs smooth for about two minute...
2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L engine VIN: 1FMZK02196
check engine light is off but engine has a loud taping noise from timing chain area also at oil pan. removed pan inspected rod bearings all in good shape .
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1FTSW21596
Ok here we go. 5.4 3v. Customer brought truck in stating he just had spark plugs replaced(at a dif shop) and ever since then it sets p0171/174 and has low power. by low power i mean it will go hwy speeds ok but is just not the power it should be. like maybe 75... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Air distribution VIN: 2MEFM75V96
Hello all: Hoping someone has seen this one before. It sounds pretty simple and logical when you first get into it. Driver starts the car on a hot day and selects "auto" on the AC control panel to cool down the car. The air kicks in and blows cold air out the...

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2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L brakes VIN: 1FTFW1ET7B
Thank You to all that took the time to reply . We replaced the vacuum check valve /sensor and the problem was gone for a few days and was intermittent . We finally managed to locate the cause of the issue .It was the vacuum assist pump located up under the b...
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