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1968 Ford Mustang 289CID Dash lights,interior lights VIN: 8R03C10245
Does anybody have a wiring diagram for a 1968 mustang convertible for under dash(my car) blows fuses for the dash lights and the interior lights do not work.Iwill be pulling the dash out to check further.Thanks.
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FT5R10A1M
This 4cyl. Ranger won't start or will run very rough upon start-up at times.After several key cycles it may start.I checked fuel pressure 40lbs. I changed both the EEC relay and the fuel pump relay because at times it was buzzing. I went over the grounds on th...
1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, DOG UNDER LOAD VIN: 1FTDF15Y8P
hi guys, have tried everything on this even thou i dont like replace with known good part its got them pcm, icm, pickup,coil i even replace the 22k inline restior. i have had this truck a week and cannot get this to go away. all patterns were good to start wit... Trouble codes: 213 (spout ckt open)
1995 Ford F-350 Eddie Bauer 7.5L Slave & master cylinder VIN: 1FDKF37G1S
Hello all, I have a problem here i hope someone has seen before. This truck has repeated failures of the clutch slave cylinder. I have been useing NAPA United parts. They have warrantied these parts for us but cant keep this up. The slave cylinder is VERY clos...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L engine VIN: 1FALP6532S
This is the second time this vehicle does this to us for no apparent reason, 5 months ago in for service, suddenly won't crank, checked for seized starter, hydrostatic lock, jumped belt etc,,, went to push it out until further tests, tried with starter, starte...
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP6535V
This one starts hard cold, so window of testing is pretty narrow. Seems to have no fast idle. It will start and stall. IF you don't open throttle it will flood. Once it runs a bit it is fine. Starts well, idles up runs good. No codes, baro seems low. Tried MAF...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Vent Temp VIN: 1FMRU17L8X
This vehicle has cold air at the rear evaporator but is hot in the front. Technician says he hears the blend door moving when actuated. The blower motor works fine. Technician is aware of broken blend doors but wants to know of anything else that might cause t...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L v.s.s. VIN: 1FAFP52U2X
Hello Group, Thanks in advance to any help on this. I am generally familiar with this transmission but I do admit I don't do alot of transmission work. When the vehicle arrived it had no speedometer, no AC voltage output from VSS sensor and the customer had ...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L high idle VIN: 1FAFP40481
Thanks in advance for your time and assistance, this Mustang came in with a complaint of high idle/bang when put in gear(it is an automatic). I test drove it to confirm the customers complaint. It idles about 1150 to 1400 rpm in park. No codes, tps is 1.01 at ...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRRWO7W8
truck will miss very bad at 1800 rpm with or without a load has codes 320 351 356 rpms drop a lot not like a normal miss almost like it is going to die. i replaced the to coil with no change about 20k mile ago i replaced the plugs and boots i checked the crank... Trouble codes: 320 (erratic ignition), 351 (1 coil problem), 356 (6 coil problem)
1979 Lincoln Continental 6.6L Accessories VIN: HJER455346
anyone have a wiring dia or any other info for the cruise control on this baby? does not work at all...checked swtiches on steering wheel and they seem to be ok...thanks
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L brake pedal VIN: 3MEFM6535Y
We replaced the front pads and rotors on this car. When the tech road tested the car he complained of low pedal. He then bled the brakes, replaced the rear shoes and turned the drums. That didn't help. I notice that the front pads on both sides of the car have...

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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L all gauges VIN: 1FTDF1766V
Thanks for the replys. There were 4 of you that said to remove the steering colum upper covers to inspect the wires from the o/drive switch that come out of the pivot area of the shifter. The wires were chafed shorting to ground causing the fuse to blow becaus...
2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L All Gauges VIN: 1FAFP42X31
Suggestions pointed to ground problems or an aftermarket overlay causing the problem. Since the car was under factory warranty I sent it to Ford. They replaced the cluster. The cluster needed to be programmed with the keys.
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