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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FTCF15N4G
Hi all. This truck came in with a lack of power/surging/stalling when hot complaint. I test drove it and after about 5 min. it was almost not drivable. Checked fuel pressure and volume which tested ok. Checked timing as customer had done his own tune-up and fo... Trouble codes: 31 (EGR valve position sensor)
1991 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FACP5240M
this one stalls out frequently & is hard to restart. have spark, good fuel pressure, but no injector pulse on cranking. when it does run, it runs good, but the noid light pulsing stops & motor stops. only code that keeps setting is 564-fan relay circuit failur... Trouble codes: 564 (fan relay circuit failure)
1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Engine VIN: 2FTJW36MXP
I just bought this truck. Was told that the motor was fine. It starts and runs great. But it drinks oil. It is a '93 non-turbo IDI. It has 105,000 miles on it. It was a fleet truck and well maintained. I did a compression check today and most were 420 to 440 o...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L clutch VIN: 1FTEF15Y7T
Need help with an on going problem, have replaced clutch twice in this truck. After customer drives truck for a couple of weeks the pedal releases at the top and the clutch slips. Have tried the new updated slave cylinder from ford per a tsb. No luck. One prob...
1998 Ford Contour 2.5L #2 cooling fan
engine overheats. thermostat & gauge sending unit damaged due to excessive heat. #2 cooling fan inop. replaced cooling fan resistor, now fan operates. On at 213 degrees, shuts off at 217 degrees, resistor starts to glow redhot. I have to shut down engine. Hel...
2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L battery drain VIN: 1FMYU60X8Y
Hey Guys, Customer states every couple of days battery is dead. I disconnect neg. battery term. and connect test light between cable and neg. batt. term. The light is pretty bright. I put voltmeter between cable and batt. term. and I get 11.5 volts. I pull on...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L torque converter clutch valve VIN: 1MELM55U4S
thank you very much to all who did reply to my help request. i found all of them very interesting and learn a lot from all of them but i can't put it in practice because the customer didn't come back. that's the reason i haven't answer to all of them thank you...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, No pwr at pcm VIN: 1FTWW33F8X
Thanks for all the replies, did find out vehicle doesn't have aux pcm. Orginal complaint was engine miss, took to dealer, they tried to reflash pcm wiping out pcm and power chip. We replaced pcm and found missfire on #3, replaced bad injector and test drove. R...
1994 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Theft deterent VIN: 1LNLM91V2R
Sorry guys , The vehicle has been in direct sun since the day after I opened this post without any unwarranted activation . The three people that responded said mostly the same thing . The trunk lock tamper switch and the hood tamper switch can cause trouble w...
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