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1987 Ford Escort GL 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FABP2198H
I need a fuel injector for this vehicle. Someone has had the exact problem in the archives, but didn't list the proper replacement injector in the fix & I couldn't locate his shop to call him. The original injector #E7EE-CA is replaced by Motorcraft # CM 4898 ...
1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTCR10T6K
Customer came in with this ranger he just replaced engine and above items. Was complaining about rough idle(miss) and check engine light with a code 42. He has just about replaced everything. Above are my voltage checks @ my breakout box, and also my emissions... Trouble codes: 42 (system rich)
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF25HXL
hey people, i've got another pain in the a** here. another shop had this truck and replaced the egr valve...but the vacuum hose was still plugged w/ a golf tee. the computer was grounding the egr circuit. we replaced the computer and that problem is solved. th...
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L tcc VIN: 1FMDU34X4T
Hea all. I have never run into this problem before. You can drive for 3 to 5 miles and then the O/D light on the dash starts flashing. The computer code is PO741 TCC system stuck. The trans shifts fine and fluid is full. This trans was overhauled about 8 month...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L engine mgmnt VIN: 1FTDF1721V
Looking for some help on a '97 F-150. Truck started blowing maxi fuse 324 in the power dist. center. Fuse is for processor and all. After 15 miles or so it blows the fuse and she shuts down. Put a new one in and away you go for a little while. Cannot find any ...
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW35FXV
all power stroke guru's. i am not sure where to go from here. this vehicle passes all scan and funtions tests. it does stall most times before cylinder contribution test completes. it did have blue smoke out the exhaust, but that is gone now that the injector ...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L engine VIN: 1FMDU35P8V
Maybe one you ford techs can help me out with this Explorer.This one has a clicking noise(metal hitting metal,not real heavy but there all the time)sounds like it's coming from oil pan sump area.Have checked cam sync sensor and removed drive belt,and noise is ...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, No pwr at pcm VIN: 1FTWW33F8X
need location of auxiullary power control module assembly.
1962 Lincoln CONTI 430CID Generator VIN: 2Y86H42069
Car came in with a no charge complaint. Normally we would'nt work on a car like this, BUT it is a friend of my Dads. The Customer replaced some burnt wiring from fuse box last year, he also replaced a voltage regulator and had the generator overhauled. When we...
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM92VXV
i was wondering if anyone has found a replacement system for this car. the big lincolns have one but am told by parts suppliers that no replacement available for the markiii. thanks for your help greg

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1988 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDKF38G6J
Suggestions to recheck power and grounds were taken seriously. About 6 strands of engine ground cable were still in use. How vehicle cranked is for another day. Replaced cable, all is well with the world. Thank you, Joe
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU041
Thanks again folks for all of your helpful replies. Some members who responded told me that this vehicle is prone to injector failure and one member said that this motor burns valves. However, Phil in California suggested to check the engine harness near the P... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 misfire).
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Radiator VIN: 1MEFM55V8W
As the majority mentioned, - the way to get this thing out is through the bottom. Special thanks to Stuart [...] for sending me a 'blow-by-blow' right out of the Ford service manual (I think) which proved to be a great help. Thanks!
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