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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F6X
Hey ford guys i need some help, i have this truck the engine broke a piston in it. So the customer brings us a used engine from our local salvage yard. I fix a couple small damage items (rocker cover,oil pan) go ahead and install the engine and get it running ... Trouble codes: P1273 (3 cyl.high/low open idm), P1316 (Idm codes detected pcm)
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Dash lights VIN: 1FTSX21585
When you turn on the headlamps the dash, radio and exterior roof lights will blink 8 times and then only the speedo lite will stay lit we replaced the headlamp switch but that was no help. I never ran into anything like this before. Stumped ?

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FAFP4045Y
Thanks to all that responded. This year 2000 has a electronic returnless system. This system has no fuel pressure regulator. Fuel pressure is controlled by pcm monitoring fuel psi from fuel rail pressure sensor and sends duty cycle outputs to the fuel driver m... Trouble codes: P1131.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX17221
After exhausting amount of time spent trying to find the problem I found that the rear main seal was somehow pulling air in but not smoking during smoke test. I decided to spray inside the bell housing and saw that the fuel trims and O2 sensors responded. Cust... Trouble codes: P0171.
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