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1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAPC79F0L
i have this air bag light flashing 10 times then pause ...it does it with just key on or engine running..does anyone have a schematic of this air bag circuit...or know where the crash sensors might be so i can trace some wiring if need be???...the car has neve...
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1133X
Good afternoon Techs, Got this Escort towed to me as a no start. Timing belt stripped 3 or 4 notches. Replaced belt with Gates, car leaves for 2 days and I have to tow it back in. The new belt is shredded. Replaced Gate belt and all idlers and harmonic balance...
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMPU28LXW
Hi, I have what seems to be a case of unmetered air getting into the engine. The codes p0171 and p0174 set quickly. The engine has been checked for vacuum leaks using a smoke machine. I am satisfied that there are no hose leaks, but am not confident that the s... Trouble codes: 171 (Bank 1 Lean), 174 (Bank 2 Lean)
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L 3-4 shift
car would shift 1-2-3 fine but would go full neutral when it tried to go into od. pulled it apart,found fried 4th gear clutches w/lip seal ripped and busted intermediate roller clutch,everything else great.replaced damaged parts,airchecked everything,put it ba...

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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14Y2J
Well most agreed to run fast and furious as I sent this down the road, closer look under the hood found wires cut and taped and a real mess, The only thing I offered was to start traceing wires from bumper to bumper at $80.00/hr. of course then I was the crazy...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FALP52U5V
thanks for all the help it was the that the 96 engine harness had pins in the wrong place for 97 taurus we were working on, even though connector was exactly the same. thanks again,RAY
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDU32E8V
Ok, the customer checked with the ford house and they said it was out of warrenty. The couple have decided to just drive the vehicle. It runs fine down the road. I think with a little time and continued fuel treatment, it will enventually clear up. Thanks agai... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap sys leak detected...Gas cap), P0153 (H02s21 ckt slow response. Stays lean hard accel. bad snsr), P0171 (sys too lean bank 1), P0174 (too lean bank 2).
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Transmission VIN: 3FAHP31381
I received help from 5 people who have been there before. I always appreciate when that happens. Larry [...] said it is the tran...
1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 6MPCT01Z3M
Well I only got 3 replies but I took Joseph's idea and put a used distributor in it from a boneyard and the engine light is off.Thanks for the help!! Trouble codes: 03 (Cylinder ID cam sensor).
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