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1990 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L drive engagement VIN: 1FALP5ZU8R
Customer complaint of very harsh engagement when shifting into drive while vehicle is cold. After vehicle warms up, most of it goes away. Checked idle and connectors, fluid is good. I really do not do alot of trans work, but this is a very good customer. Thank...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF15Y9S
Have not worked on this vehicle before, so no history. This truck hesitates, stumbles and some time stalls. it only accures at a slow rolling idle. It will idle fine in any gear, till you take foot of the brake and truck starts a slow roll, pick up a little sp...
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP6533V
Ones the engine is warm is no problem.
1997 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.4L Unstable Idle VIN: 1FTHE24L6V
This thing is eating my lunch! It runs well under load, but the idle tends to become unstable after 20-30 seconds. On occasion it will actually die. No current or history codes. I also went into generic OBD2 and no pending either. I smoked it and found no vacu...
1998 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, backfire in intake VIN: 1FTZ1729WN
After the Intake gaskets were replaced the driver told us the MIL was on . Checked codes PO153 , cleared code it came back on. He drove it like this for a few weeks,then complained of hesitation. We replaced fuel filter, spark plugs were done with the intake g... Trouble codes: P0153
1999 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L ABS module VIN: 1FTPX28L0X
Truck came in with ABS light lit up.We are at the point now where we need to locate the ABS module.The ABS info that we have only goes up to the 1995 model year.Does anyone know where this module is located at in this vehicle? Thanks, Randy [...]
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21L1X
This one has me stumped. It will act like a cylinder is miss firing at around 1500 to 1800 RPM. (cruising at around 55 mph) I did a visual once over for bad vacuum lines and found one of the lines that comes off the EGR pipe that runs to the egr differential p...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L abs light on
Thanks in advance to all the techs out there for reading this. This ranger came in with abs light on. I had an extra speed sensor for the diff so I changed it, didn't help. You can turn the key off and start truck and light is off but as soon as you go 10mph l...

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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L delay foward VIN: 2FTJW36GBL
Thanks for all of whoe replied to my trouble. I trie to convince customer for tear down inspect. But customer refused and taken to salvage yard. I and customer think this vehicle is not worth putting money any more. He had gear box problems and also brake prob...
1995 Ford F-150 Special 5.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FTFX14H7S
Thanks to the 3 people who took the time to respond to my request. They said to check out the mass air flow sensor and the fuel pressure and fuel volume. This engine dose not use a mass air flow sensor it uses a map sensor. The fuel pressure is good and so is ...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L engine/cooling system VIN: 2FTHF26G4T
Hi group, I got my 1996 F250 repaired. It turned out to be a failed head gasket(#4 cyl had the metal sealing bead cave into #4 and drowned the cyl). I was so hoping it would have been only an intake gasket, but it already had the newest version which were in...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6632W
Thank you for the 2 responses I received within the first 8 hours of the posting. The fix came from the fix data base. We adjusted the timing belt tensioner with the car running. Several people mentioned adjusting the timing belt tensioner to adjust the tracki...
1998 Ford Contour SVT 2.5L No Start, no scanner communica VIN: 1FAFP68G7W
computer repaired the problem - thanks for all the help - iATN rules. Trouble codes: XXXXX.
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Not cooling VIN: 4M2DV1112V
Thanks for helping me get my head out of my backside. Most everyone said check the fan and you were right. The fan would not work on high. We put a large shop fan in front of vehicle and when pressure would rise we would pour water on condenser and pressure wo...
1999 Other Ford 4900 530 POW 530CID Engine revs and shifting VIN: 1HTSHADTXX
HI friends, Thanks to all that replied, Bert, Theodore, Garry, Brook, H. [...], Joseph, and Rick. Big thanks to Bert for the code and wiring diagram. This truck was a nightmare, had not been properly serviced in 4 years. Did much cleaning of connections, fluid ...
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