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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Fuel Gauge, Temp Gauge and Tachometer VIN: 1FTCR10A5M
I'm a Jeep tech needing information on this Ranger. Son just purchased truck. Fuel Gauge, Temp Gauge and Tachometer are not working. Speedometer, Oil Pressure and Amp Gauge are working. Exchanged complete cluster with used unit, same gauges still not working. ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF15Y4R
hello. thanks to anyone who has taken the time to read this. this vehicle will run fair when cold. after warmed up, it bucks, misses, and is underpowered on acceleration. especially in lower gears. once it's moving the problem lessens but is still there. the l... Trouble codes: 171 (fuel system at adaptive limits), 172 (lean condition bank 1)
1995 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L Ignition Coil VIN: 1F1DF15Y0S
This is for the Ford Tech's A friend of mine was unable to scan for DTC with Matco Enhanced Scanner (MD9640B)Scan tool reads"Need to plug Scanner into DLC connector". So he went ahead and replaced the ignition coil and ignition module. (Still no Spark" My acce...
1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDLF47F7V
i have exhausted all of my options on this thing, and any help would be greatly appreciated. after injector replacement the vehicle had a rough idle and failed #3 cylinder on contribution test. replaced #3 injector again with service install part. test drove ... Trouble codes: P0269, P0275
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L a/c heater controls VIN: 1FMYU22E2W
I have a problem with the a/c system where the heater overrides the a/c except when on max a/c. The heater control valve kicks in when you switch the valve to regular a/c. The hot-cold switch does not work anything at all. I'm a foreign car guy & any help from...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU63X9Y
I chk for voltage at the conn. and i have 12.3volts,chk for resistant and have 10. ohms,chk at the computer and have same readings what else can i chk. thanks Trouble codes: P1504, P1507
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L cylinder head VIN: 1FTSW31S9Y
came in with #4 spark plug hole blown out threads and all. is there a special repair procedure for this as the holes are recessed deep in the heads book says 12 hrs-ford says it can be fixed in 4hrs pls advise-tks leon

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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF15Y9S
Thanks to all that replyed. The fix was to replace the (PSOM)programable speedometer. Was abel to get from Ford, as remanufactured unit, they needed Vin# and current miles on odometer reading so that the re-man unit could be programed and have the correct mile...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDAS140T
I would like to thank everyone for their help. This Windstar had multiple problems. 1. Egr ports were clogged. I removed the upper intake, cleaned ports and replaced gaskets. That got rid of the egr code. 2. I had a miss fire on Cyl #4. I replaced the platinmu... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 miss fire), P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0172 (Bank 2 lean), P1000 (Monitor Cycle not complete).
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FALP13P2V
This car has not come back for us to work on. But we [...] replies with good information. Thanks to those who took time to read post and repliy back with good info.
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L no# 24 maxi fuse
thanks mike from texas and brad from vermont, unplugged o2 sensors and found short went away. truck started and was fine. sold customer new o2's and off it went. thanks for all the replies, i checked them all.
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L air delivery VIN: 1FDEE14L8V
yes its fixed, i found only one vac tank (under the right hand sideframe rail under vehicle. also under the vehicle was the problem, on this conversion van the line that they used for the rear hot water shut off (when ac is on)and had somehow connected into th...
1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L radio ac VIN: 1FAFP53S5W
we tried disconnecting range sensor , rack sensors , we replaced range sensor - fnnally ordered radio unit from radio shop that rebuilds these . everything worked fine except display lights would not come on unless you turned on headlights . we ordered one fro...
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L codes limp mode VIN: 1FAFP3836Y
i would like to say thanks to shawn from michigan who was right on the money on this one.. what i found was after removing valve body there was a broken bolt in the 2/4 servo cover that someone had previously tryed to repair, thus 2/4 servo plate not sitting f...
1978 Lincoln Continental 6.6L Automatic head lights VIN: 9Y89S61669
Thanks to every one - we got three good replies on this old boat. John [...] had just what we needed - wiring diagrams - that he scanned and e-mailed right over to us. All this customer wanted was the high and low beams to work normally with the foot switch an...
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L air ride control VIN: 1LNLM97V4S
Thank you all 16 member that took time out of there busy schedule to respond to my help request. Customer requested that if any way i could do a conversion on the air ride system this is what she wanted. The customer new she was facing at least one front air s...
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