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1975 Ford bricklin 351CID hydrolic doors VIN: 00013BX5S0
Hello all you great techies I really hate to ask this of you but here i go. A 1975 bricklin was brought to this facilities to have the hydroilc pump for doors installed that was the easy part . heres my problem the wiring for switches some work the outside dr...
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, Runs full rich VIN: 1FTCR14U4M
TOUGH ONE! Hello everyone. This sounds easy but !@#$%^&*. It was at three other shops in the last month. Runs full rich 99% of the time. Open loop all the time. Once during testing it cleared up and ran normal for five min. then full rich. I was told the first...
1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAPP14JSP
Inertia switch pops. First time it happened car was parked overnite so we thought maybe someone bumped into to it while it was parked. Reset switch and was good for a couple weeks. Second time, car died while driving. Looked at wiring diagrams and descpition o...
1996 Ford F-150 Special 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTF15M5TL
truck came to me from another shop where all repairs were made new o2 sensors pcm cts fuel filter injectors cleaned plugs wires cap rotor, problem still occurs. when first driving truck o2 sensors stfuel lt fuel all appear normal after about 6 miles code p1000... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank one lean), P0174 (bank two lean)
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FAFP52UTN
Hello fellow techs. This is my first time requesting help.Thanks in advance for taking the time to read and any help you will give to this request. I did find some info on the archives, and l will refer that to my friend. This request is for a friend. He haS A...

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1988 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTBR1OA6J
thanks a lot ford gurusĦĦ i had the vacuum diagram from an iatn member,i had tu buy some colored lines acording to the photo.i just followed the routing and the egr begun to work. thanks again Trouble codes: 31 (egr not operating).
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.8L Stall VIN: 1FBHE31H9P
The trans. was the problem I installed a reman unit & it works great shifts better no stalling. The problem I had with the trans after installing turned out to be the connector at the rear of the trans behind the little heat shield it wasn't fully engaging. I ...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTDX1861V
Thanks for the replies on this one. customer cannot be without until fall. we will reply then
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L front seal VIN: 1FTNXZ1FIF
thanks everyone i had 16 replies and all had good info.this may surprise some of you. in 99 and some 2000 model super dutys. the radiator did not have a trans cooler. it only has an external cooler buried between the intercooler and ac condensor and the fron...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L charge light VIN: 1FAFP34P1Y
Vehicle had a short in the wiring harness from the alt. back to the fuse box. Part of the harness had to be replaced. A big Thanks to all that responded. Ed
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L lights VIN: 1FAFP33D11
thanks phil, I DIDNT FIND THAT BULLITAN IN ALDATA MAY BE it needs an up date. cut back the proctive plastic covering found some corrision clean and repaired wiring and termanils seem to help on the flickering but not all gone. burping the gas was good still wi...
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Dome light VIN: 1LNLM91V8P
I got some good replies (click on replies, takes me forever to type) but the customer dose not want to spend any diagnosing money.How much do other shops charge to do this? I told them 2 hours at 65 an hour and they said forget it, they took out the bulb. if t...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Air Bag Warning Lamp VIN: 1LNHM82W71
Thanks For all the info!! What a great tool!!! You have to remove the Carpet, seats and disassemble them. Change out a few pins in the ADM. Thanks again!!
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