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1985 Ford LTD 5.0L Clock/ int lights VIN: 1FABP4F5F2
I replaced a window motor on this car and while testing or replacing I lost the clock and int. lights. No big deal I thought. Tested all fuses. All OK. Checked all fusible links I could find. Checked OK. Went to get my wiring book and ooops I can't find it ( J...
1987 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX25L7H
Vehicle came in with carburetor leaking fuel from everywhere. Resealed leaks on carburetor and reinstalled. Vehicle ran poorly just as it did when it arrived. Installed remanufactured Holley 64-3608. Vehicle seemed to run alright but a little rough at idle. Ad...
1991 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTHX25G7M
I know that the ecm sees inputs from the cts, the air temp sensor and the map sensor to operate the egr. My question is what else could effect the egr operation? The egr position sensor checks out as per specs also.
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L instrument cluster VIN: 1FTDX08W2V
hey people, i think i need a roadmap(scematic) for the transmission wiring. i have this truck w/ inop gauges. there are 3 codes p1804 trans 4wd high indicator circuit failure, [...] belt light output circuit fai...
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L rear unit VIN: 1FBSS31L9W
have this van-customer said just seemed to not cool and started suddenly,has factory rear a/c,pressures are 40 and275 at idle after extended idle time, front unit cools great-rear unit will be 16-20 degrees warmer, suction line for front unit is cold from evap...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L tcc lockup VIN: 1FAFP52U4W
Please look at History first. This is where I come in to the picture. While driving the vehicle and monitoring the torque converter command signal from the PCM and the TCCMACT (RPM) signal, the vehicle only has a problem with the surging when the command signa...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Buzzing Noise VIN: 1FTNX21L4Y
"Buzzing noise" in Park and Neutral, goes away in R, (O)D, 2 or 1. Can be heard again when it shifts into Overdrive, about 2000 RPM on the highway. Started about 1 week ago, customer has not driven much since then. Shifting feels and acts normal. Overdrive lig...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Power Steering VIN: 2FMZA5149Y
This vehicle exhibits a growl/moan on extreme right turns only. The steering effort is not affected, although a vibration is felt in the steering wheel. The noise is sensitive to the speed at which you turn the steering wheel. It is most noticable under normal...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Starter VIN: 1FTSW31F01
Hi Folks, This is my first experience with iATN, so far itís been like trying to take a drink from a fire hydrant, lots of great information. We are a Fleet of mostly Fords with a few Chevy trucks here and there. Most are 1 ton up and the largest majority are...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1991 Ford Taurus L 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FACP5541M
Thanks for all the help all gave good useful info, but unfortunatly I had to give the car to the dealer per the higher ups. Shawn from central Cal was probably the closest to what was wrong, I too believe the computer quit. When and if I finally find out what ...
1993 Ford Aerostar 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDA11U3N
Thanks to all who applied. It turns out that when i replaced the plug wires, i was one out on the cap. thanks to Marty from Ohio Trouble codes: 212 (no tach signal).
1994 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L power steering pump VIN: 1FTHS24H3R
Thanks to all that replied we felt the gear box was the problem but the cust. refused the repair. I checked all the alignment points and they were fine and the tension was ok
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L OBD II Test Failure VIN: 1FTEF15N1T
I apologize for giving the wrong information. I asked for a problem with a p1000 code. Greg Pennock explained that if you select the generic OBDII on the Snap-On scanner it will read what monitors were ran. All monitors were ran except the catalytic convertor ... Trouble codes: P00, 1000 (OBD II Sytems Tests Incomplete).
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHF36G9V
Information passed to me in the replies certainly settled the dilema. The fact that Ford's strategy of dipping in and out of closed looped during cruise saved me the attempt (and cost) of replacing the PCM. While all replies were helpful, especially appreciate...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Electronic VIN: 1FDXE47FIX
Hi guys and girls.Looks like Mr. [...] was right,I think the scanner is incompatable to this system in some ways.Anyway truck still working well.Big thanks to everyone and have a good weekend.K.W.
1990 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L Inst Cluster VIN: 1LNLM984XL
Thanks for the help. The owner damaged a power wire while pulling the Inst cluster looking for a parasitic draw (which ended up being the radio). I received the wiring diagram form Chris from Ohio, which made all the difference.
1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L windshield wiper VIN: 1LNLM82WON
Thanks to Ray [...] for the part number for the output arm for the wiper motor. FOVY-17V436-ARM was what I was looking for. So if you have a town car, crown vic, or grand marq that the wipers park in a straight up position, first try replacing the wind latch ...
1994 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4M2DV11W1R
recieved 7 replies on this one but none were right;turns out I missed what should have been an obvious problem.Merc.intermittently had an idle/decel stall or rolling idle on decel which would end up as a stall.I had checked fuel pressure,scoped tps,cleaned iac... Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor).
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