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2003 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L No Start VIN: 1FAHP60A23
When vehicle won't start this is pid results from IDS. The pats module (instrument cluster) pid patsenable= enabled. pats pcmid=stored. from pats= patsenabl= enabled. pcm pid pcmenable= disabled. At this point vehicle will not start. Appears to me that both ke... Trouble codes: U1147, U1041, P1260
2006 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR44U56
Customer brought this Ranger in for a rough idle. We tuned it up(plugs, wires, fuel filter, BG fuel injection service, cleaned throttle plate)It still had an intermittent misfire very noticeable at idle, with no codes. cylinder balance showed cylinder 5 occasi...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX14W37
This truck came in with a P0106- Manifold Absolute Pressure/ Barometric Pressure Circuit Range/ Performance. There is no separate MAP sensor on this application and the readings are calculated via the ESM. The truck operates normally with the exception of the ... Trouble codes: P0106 (Manifold Absolute Pressure/ Barometric Pressure Circuit Range/ Performance)
2012 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L Steering VIN: 1FT8W3BTXC
Hello, I have this 2012 F350 4x4 that has a shake in the steering wheel at 45-60 mph, seems like it is worse on acceleration. If you turn the steering slightly the shake goes away. The ball joints are tight, has new tie rods ends about 6 mo. ago. We just bal...
2013 Ford E-450 Super Duty 5.4L abs VIN: 1FDXE4FL6D
ABS light is on but the ids will not read codes. I have checked fuses and none are blown but the little car light on ids is not on. Light on ids is flashing but little light is not on. Anyone have an idea what might be keeping the ids from reading abs codes.
2006 Lincoln Mark LT 5.4L starter VIN: 5LTPW18506
When using fob to start vehicle it does everything BUT crank. If you hold a key up to lock cylinder it will crank and start, Factory 4 button fob. Have tried starting with both keys before using remote, no change. Anyone have info on how they bypass the pats s...
2011 Lincoln MKX 3.7L Front end VIN: 2LMDJ8JK4B
We put some new tires, brakes, outer tie rod ends on and performed a wheel alignment a couple of weeks ago. Shortly after that, the vehicle came back with a pull to the right, so we tried rotating the front tires side to side (no help) and re-checked the align...

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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW21595
Well this one is fixed. Decided I had to get those plugs out and check the engine condition. Warmed it up, removed the coils and broke each plug free. Sprayed penetrating lube down each tube and let it sit. When I came back to it they all came out pretty easil... Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean bank 2), P0171.
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