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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU18W2W
Vehicle received running poorly with multiple codes. Scanner showed no activity on the two front sensors and would stay in open loop. Sprayed carb cleaner into vacuum line and vehicle performed much better, front oxygen sensors began switching and went int... Trouble codes: P0133, P0153, P1131, P1151, P0174
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L monitors wont run VIN: 1FMFU18L63
customer came for a reinspection, monitors not running{except egr}.test drove on highway and noticed speedometer not going above 30mph.no codes.abs data shows all speed sensors showing correct speed of vehicle. however ecm data showing the same incorrect s...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34P25
drove the van in replaced thermostat and went to start no start. called customer and he had it towed in for this once before and it had started when it cam to the shop. there was a code for the crank shaft sensor but that was due to cranking engine for a w...
2008 Ford F-150 XLT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12298
HI every one, customer complained that when the vehicle got hot it started to loose power to the extent of almost shutting down. Drove the vehicle and after sometime it started to run a bit rough and did loose power but not to the extent of shutting down o...
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1FMCU49H28
Hi guys, This one has me scratching my head. Customer's complaint is the A/C does not blow cold. She specifically asked if he engine was supposed to shut off when the A/C button is on. I explained that as long as the ECON button is not on then yes the e...
2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Stall, Ac compressor VIN: 2FAHP71V49
Vehicle will die at idle very occasionally, maybe once an hour, runs fine otherwise. There is no indication that it will die at idle,but sometimes it will start to shake or miss but will not die.ALSO- the compressor relay will be ungrounded at times, the t... Trouble codes: P2195

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2003 Ford E-150 4.2L Coolant temp gauge VIN: 1FTRE14213
Unfortunately the customer needed vehicle back for some work I am waiting on its return and will update post then. Thank you for all that have replied.
2004 Ford E-150 4.6L Master Cylinder VIN: 1FTRE14WX4
Thank you for all the helpful suggestions. We did try the test of putting a straightened paperclip into a hole in the ABS hydraulic unit, and when the brake pedal is pushed, this pin is pushed out. It happens consistently. The customer has been told that he...
2010 Ford Expedition EL XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMJK1G54A
Ran through some more tests. Came down to the oil pressure like everyone has replied. Put 20-50 oil in it cleared up all issues. Customer wanted cheap fix eventually will need high pressure oil pump or in worse case scenario motor. Trouble codes: P0012 (a camshaft position timing over retarded bank 1), P0022 (a camshaft position timing over retarded bank 2), P0130 (O2 sensor circuit bank 2 sensor 1), P0150 (O2 sensor circuit bank 2 sensor 1), P0341 (Camshaft position sensor a bank 1), P0346 (Camshaft position sensor a bank 2).
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