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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF15N5P
This is a really clean mint condition truck. Another shop had it for two weeks and said they couldn't fix it. I've had it longer than that( waited a week for a PCM) and still haven't fixed it. The symptoms mimic those described in the tsb for the spark plug wi...
2004 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Speedometer VIN: 1FMRU15W24
Friends I've run aground on this one. A shop called me in to diagnose a trans not shifting and speedo in-opp after installing a transmission and a IC (both problems where there before the change). I programmed the IC using as built data, but still no speedo. T...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21575
This truck was badly abused by its first two owners, including being stolen from second owner. Now its on its third owner, who babies it. Unable to find a compression or leakdown tester that will thread into these 14mm plug threads, to check valve leakage. Any...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L engine oil presure VIN: 1FTPX14V97
The vehicle came in for an engine noise, The timing chains sound like they going to come apart. To duplicate this condition, warm up engine, lightly power brake in reverse & let idle. As the engine slow down the rattle would increase & sometimes stall. Monitor...
2002 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2MEFM75W02
The customers concern is that once in a while the car will shut off as he is cruising down the road. This is as if he were to shut the key off. Then he will have to let the car sit for a few minutes before the engine will start again. Then the engine may run p... Trouble codes: U1262 (Bus Communication fault)

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1984 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14H2E
Thank you guys for taking the time to replay with you tips they all were helpful, The owner decided to take it back to where the carb was rebuilt, that was last week, so we haven't hear from him yet, I check the timing like some suggested, it was fine but, I t...
2003 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L No Start
Thanks to every one for your input. I pulled the left valve cover off and also pulled back the right valve cover as much as I could with out removing the heater box. Once I had the oil rails exposed I applied shop air to the left rail through the plug on top... Trouble codes: P132B.
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53235
The vehicle is currently still having the same issue as before. The Fuel Pump Control Module was tested and confirmed "Good" along with the Fuel Pump itself. The vehicle was suffering from a Rich Condition so checking for Vacuum Leaks proved un-useful. Reprogr... Trouble codes: P0174 (System Rich).
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