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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTEF14Y5K
Hi group,this ford truck idles a little roughly at 1000 rpm's.when propane is introduced this helps smooth out the idle, which tells of a lean condition. When the throttle is applied,it starts to break up at 2,600 rpm's and won't go over 3,000 rpm's even if yo...
1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L abs electrical VIN: 1FTHX25F6V
hi group this thing has rear anti lock, when started up and driven approx 100 feet abs light comes on, short the orange and black wire will not flash codes, checked all power and grounds to module ok, speed sensor signal ok, if you wiggle turn signal switch th...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L radio VIN: 1FALP52U0V
Hi, this vehicle belongs to a good customer's father. It came to me two weeks ago for intermittant radio inop and increased steering effort. I checked the iATN archives and found out about the MLPS. I put a new one in, and it didn't fix the problem. I put in a...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L master cyl VIN: 2FAEP71W8X
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1983 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.9L Valve Adjustment VIN: 1FBHE21YXD
I didnt notice the shoulder on the studs; and the fact that these look like Chevy rockers is what threw me for a loop. Anyway I bled down the lifters and torqued each nut to 25 ft. lbs. and it runs perfect. I guess Ive put together so many new engines lately ;...
1987 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX25L7H
After replacing and adjusting three remanufactured carburetors from Holley, the symptoms still persisted. We concluded that the carburetors were not the cause of this problem. Tested engine vacuum while engine was cold and hot. 20' of vacuum was present at i...
1992 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 7.3L Rear Adjusters VIN: 1FBHE31M9N
This Van is fixed, Tom from Arizona hit it on the head, I had ordered a new set of shoes from Ford and in fact the shoes on the van had holes that were not drilled correctly. The van has been operating perfectly since the change. I recieved alot of useful info...
1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF25N6N
im not sure if this one is fixed but i removed the pcm and cleaned all connections and reinstalled it. i gave it back to the customer and havent haeard anymore??? Trouble codes: 411 (322 -), 322 (testing and results).
1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHF25M2P
Hello everyone, sorry it took a while to get back on this one. I checked wireing at glowplug module and followed wireing, all wireng was not repairable, I had to rsplase wire harness and glow plug module, it took a while to find good used wire harness. Truck r...
1995 Ford E350 7.5L distributor VIN: 3FCMF53GCR
the fix for this vehicle turned out to be a stock oil pump, an oem camshaft and an oem distributor. the aftermarket camshaft & distributors were slightly different than the oem equiptment. we thank everyone for their help and advice. the rebuilt engine had a h...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L wipers VIN: 1FTZX18W5W
The very first post I got hit the nail on the head. The fix was replacing 4x4 switch on the transfer case as per TSB by Ford on water contamination. Turns out the GEM samples the ins and outs of this switch, Thanks to those who responded.
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FAFP52UTN
I want to thank all of you who took the time to help me and my friend with this problem, all of the sugestions where very good and very apreciated. It seems that this problem can be caused by many diferent things Well friends. THe car was taken by the custom...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L air suspension VIN: 1LFNM92V3W
sorry took so long. this is an employee car here and it just got put on the back burner. we got ok to replace pump and lf air spring. finally put the parts on yesterday. pump runs less and is very quiet now. all we have left to do is an alignment. rec'd su...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L MIL Lamp on
hi group sorry for the long delay, found vehicle would intermintently would loose signal to vmv valve, found a bad wire in loom going into fender area to vmv valve took a while to find because would only do it once in a week repaired wireing all is fine thanks... Trouble codes: P0443.
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
i put all new coils in vehicle and switched out 1 coil at a time to make sure which coils were bad i hate that i had to do it that way but had no choice because lack of equipment issues. i will purchase a ngs tester soon. thanks for all your help it was greatl...
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