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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTEF26N3J
Engine will start some times and have injector pulse (noid light), it will run 3 seconds, injector pulse fades away engine dies then try to restart no injector pulse at all. New distributor with new pickup and ignition module. reman ECM Coil replace 6 months a... Trouble codes: 21 (Ect), 81 (Idle air valve)
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU34E6W
Ford folks:I have an explorer 4.0 SOHC with a classic upper intake gasket vacuum leak. P0171 & 174 that's not the issue. It also has a very dry rotted air intake tube; no rot holes yet but is not in good shape at all. Hate to ship it like that. The 1998 tube... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMYU931X5
This vehicle randomly stalls, seems to happen after a couple mile road test and idling at a stop light. I don't believe its any kind of torque converter stall or fuel pump or IAC because when it occurs its like someone turned the ignition switch off then bac...
2011 Lincoln MKZ 3.5L Unknown VIN: 3LNHL2JC4B
This car has vibration/noise at 50-51 mph. It sounds similar to a wheel bearing. The noise does NOT change: when turning, accelerating, decelerating, neutral, drive, or any gear. The only time it makes the noise is in that specific speed range. The driveshaft ...

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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L cold start VIN: 1FMFU18L6V
thanks to everyone replaced iac valve and all is good
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP58U32
Sorry for the delay, I was in Jamaica for a week. The customer declined the repair at this time. I will update if she decides to go ahead with the work. Trouble codes: P1151.
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZU86W62
I suspected the fuel pump module was the issue here but wanted to confirm it by testing. Thanks to Steve from Florida for supplying the specs I needed. The truck ran great at all speeds on 33PSI but threw codes. The new pump puts out 65PSI and is internally... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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