Could anyone lead me in the right direction on this? I was told they were unable to diganoise because codes had been eraesed. Do not start the engine. So please make certain that its not leaking. I went on a long trip. Take to a repair shop - I suspect coils due to many blogs stating same problem. Starts the skipping then again! While the diagnostic code scanner will give you the relevant trouble code that causes your check engine light to come on, it will not give you an explanation of what the code means.
After Ford and the Dealer blew me off and accuse not change the oil which I did. It may be anything frrom faulty 02 sensor to the valve covered gasket. I say do you think thats why the converters gone because of the coils? We were in need of a bigger family car. A flashing engine light is really bad. This has 90K, and has trouble on hills, it chugs, loss of power, like the engine trying to compensate for power.
An easy diagnostics for yourself would be to do the torque converter lock mod which you can find on powerstroke. The problem you are having is a small problem perhaps. A little while after getting the car, blew the main hose for the air conditioning but lucky it was covered under the Carmax Warranty. These will be removed, repeat violators will be banned. What I need is there anyting that i can try before taking my to the shop. I bought the code reader s … ince once my check engine light came on it keep coming on for different reasons, but mainly for failure of coils and O2 sensors.
Now it started jerking whenever I gave it gas going over like 45mph. If you don't plan to use a code scanner much and don't wish to purchase one, many automotive parts stores will read and clear trouble codes at no cost. Use a code reader to know the real reason that check engine light come on. Now about a week after driving and a tank fill I had a check engine light. So I take it to the dealer and replace coil packs 5 and 6, this did nothing. If you live in a state where they require yearly emission checks then you can take it in and it will produce a failure which tells the fault.
A couple of hours ago while i was plowing a commercial parking lot the override was flashing. I have worked on a 4. Below you will find the most complete list of Ford trouble codes available. If you guys know anything let me know, Thank you Regards, Ovi, Cleveland-Ohio 216 -255 7212. I guess when you buy a vehicle a satisfactory engine doesn't always come with it. It already had a green ground wire going to it. Replace the remaining coils and then I'll put in a converter.
He said he has no ideea of what who and why!!!! I changed the air filter it was running good then the same thing happened. I am thinking it is either the distributor do these cars have one , fuel system, or maybe a sensor or the computer. If the idle is rough not nice and smooth or the idle speed surges or fluctuates I would suspect you have a dirty throttle body and or dirty idle speed control motor, or a faulty idle speed control motor. The scanner will not be able to read most trouble codes while the engine is running. Not sure if that has anything to do with it. Is this something I should address right away? I learned a lesson, leave it to the pros. They will provide valuable info! Referring the diagnosis to a capable mechanic would be in your best interest unless you are willing to invest time into learning how to diagnose the system and money for acquiring the proper test equipment.
They will usually offer some suggestions for fixing the problem. First I'll start by saying this vehicle is used as a police cruiser however it's still a standard model expedition. But yet all these problems with the American made car in the 36,000 miles I have owned it. The check engine light started flashing and the car was running rough. The check engine light came on and remained on.
When in park and revving the engine it will not 3000rpm sitting still. In some cases you need to pull over immediately to prevent damage while in others you merely need to tighten you gas cap next time you stop in order to reset the service engine soon light. We have a large number of resources to help you repair the problem. It's just going to get worse if you leave it, plus you're going to do other damage to the vehicle if you don't fix it. They said they needed to see it happen but then a nice service manager walked me outside and said they made up a code to get it fixed and they just happened to have some throttle body's in stock.