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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTZR45E22
Ok guys heres a fun one for you. 2002 ranger splash 4.0 automatic 141k. the vehicle runs true and normal most of the time but intermittently on accel with an incline the vehicle will cut out and the check engine and theft light will flash. this condition only ...
2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L battery light
Complaint of intermittent battery light on.I couldn't duplicate so decided to r&r alternator.He drove for 2 days and it did same thing,i was able to witness this myself and it is not charging when light is on.By the time I got it into shop it was charging,so n...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Engine VIN: 1FTWW31R18
Had codes P0528 for the fan speed sensor and P242B for exh gas temp sensor 3 I'm hoping we can get this bugger figured out together. I took those temp sensor readings first thing in the morning after sitting all night. EOT and ECT were both at 39. All temps ...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L valve train VIN: 2MEFM74W1Y
Customer came in with vehicle after breaking off bolt when replacing thermostat. Could not remove in car, so took off left cylinder head and sent out to machine shop to drill out and install thread insert. Reassembled and started car.Lash adjusters(lifters) ar...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2MEFM74W81
When you start this vehicle up cold (40 degrees or less) it will want to chug and stumble like its losing fuel. Doesn't stall but after about 20 seconds of running it clears up and the vehicle runs fine with no drivability issues.

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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNF21P03
Thanks to all how submitted help. After draining 42 liters of fluid from oil pan, I replaced all eight injectors and changed oil. But before adding oil I retested fuel system with scanner and no longer had fuel draining to pan. When customer said injectors had... Trouble codes: P0263, P0672 (glowplug cir 2), P0675 (GP5 cir), P0677 (GP7 cir), P2285 (icp voltage).
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX12809
Thank you for all the help, found the intake gasket was bad, I could not get it to leak using smoke, but found there to be vacuum when pulled the oil cap off, replaced the intake gaskets, runs and drives great, thanks again chad Trouble codes: P2195 (o2 sensor bank 1 s 1 stuck lean), P2195 (o2 sensor bank 1 s 1 stuck lean).
1987 Lincoln Continental 5.0L No Start VIN: 1LNBM97F4H
Finally fixed! A lot of good responses, some I had not tried like checking for plugged exhaust (nope), EGR not seating (nope)fuel pressure reg leaking (nope). Some I tried but did not include in original post like checking firing order (OK), Vacuum while crank... Trouble codes: 21 (ECT sensor out of range), 24 (IAT sensor out of range), 34 (EGR position sensor).
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