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1986 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon 5.0L 2-1 & 3-2 shift VIN: 1FTDE14N9B
the transmission shifts normal through all the gears, under light acceleration. but, it shifts about the same, whether it is floored or under light acceleration. which can get you killed trying to get on the expressway. once at highway speeds it will down shif...
1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FYTR14UXW
Has a misfire that feels like once cylinder is out. Replaced plugs, two showed pre-ignition. High (2X normal) resistance in all wires, replaced them. Code P0306 did not return. Low coil output in Cyl 6, 6-8KV, erratic in Cyl 1. Crank position sensor shows AC V... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cyl. 6 misfire)
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L right side interor VIN: 1FAFP53U42
Found dog food in passenger side door piller. remove dash ,heater box, right side kick pannel found lots of dog food in door piller and running pannel. vacuum and clean area drill to access more area deorderize and reseal with spray foam still a bad smell. The...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L abs VIN: 1FTNX21L82
hi guys Im not sure what to try next the truck drives fine but if you run up pass 45 mph then coast down to 37 then hit the gas the abs light will come on and the speedo will drop for a second. after a few seconds the abs lite goes off. I hook up the mentor an...
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM97V9X
this vehicle does a little buck or surge at slow speed going uphill just before the transmission wants to shift as soon as shifts does not do it anymore have tried swapping 2 new coils in to system in all position stays the same runs fine when driving at norma...
1995 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1MELM65L8S
Hello, I have an intermittent transmission problem. It has a DTC-628-EXCESSIVE CONVERTOR SLIPPAGE. The car will be going down the highway-60-65-MPH when it has been driven for about 30 miles.All of the sudden the RPM'S will go to about 5,000 RPM'S and then bac...
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L rear blower motor VIN: 4M2DV1115V
I can't seem to find the REAR blower motor relay and or the REAR blower motor switch relay. I have ALLDATA and On demand and they both list serveal places for them to be and they are no where to be found...I have looked over the drivers side tire inside above ...

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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDKE30F3S
Ok…. I haven't solved this one yet…. I did get a manual pressure gauge hooked up in line from the high pressure pump to the heads. I noticed wile cranking, it takes about seven seconds to build about 1000 PSI and start the engine. I don't yet know if that is n... Trouble codes: P1211 (injector control pressure out of range), P0340.
1998 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall
i have chalked this one up to 'should've known better'. last night i instructed the tech at the shop to pull the balancer for inspection. got a call around noon telling me he had the timing cover off. oh well, i was able to make sure timing was on. also verifi...
1999 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL On VIN: IFTZX1723X
Many thanks to the seven members who took time to read my post and helped me fix this truck.The code P1780 set because The computer did not see the overdrive switch signal.The fix was to replace the gear shifter the wire was broken at the bend where the wire e...
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L head gaskets VIN: 1MELM66L9W
Many thanks to all who replied you answered my question completely, #1 the intake does not have coolant passages. Therefore the intake cannot leak coolant into the cylinders. We borrowed a borescope and can see very faintly the coolant running in the cylinder ...
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