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1947 Ford truck .0L starting
this old truck has not been run in 2 years.this truck is a 6volt system. can't find any points for it so we filed them down,it has a deull point dist. the condenser is a for a 12 volt system. what happens is that it has no power to the dist.only when the dist....
1991 Ford Escort 1.9L No Start
Upon return to the shop we installed new fuses and they blew when the key was turned on. Next step was a used sender asembly because we thought the connections going threw the sender were grounding. We left the used pump that came with the sender installed to ...
1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FBJS31HOR
Hello fellow members. I have a van in the shop giving me problems. No fire, no fuel pressure, all fuses good. Customer replaced Hall effect sensor and ign. module on left fender well. Could it still be a distributor problem? Customer has ordered a used PCM to ...
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1F4LP6244T
When test drove car lost power on uphill grade and on a wot car fell flat and no acel. Pops back through intake on wot. Good spark and fuel press. O2 sensors are white and powdery plugs are burning lean. Trouble codes: P0430, P1131, P1151, P0171, P0174
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, low rough idle
this contour like two others idles rough and low has a cold intermitant stall i will have it back fri. we did a broken tbelt and pump job awhile back car ran ok idle was funny seemed good enough on previous visit to our shop cly balance at idle showed weak #1 ...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Rear drivetrain VIN: 2FTRX18LZX
I've got a wierd one here! From a stop, about 5-10 feet after you start moving, you can feel a clunk in the rear of the truck, almost as if something slipped. It happens on light and heavy acceleration. All rear suspension components are tight, as are the driv...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPE2426X
Hello, Let me start by saying that this 1999 Ford E-250 runs great,even with 350,000 miles on it. It belongs to the ACDelco/Motorcraft Warehouse in our area, and is well serviced. The complaint is that the temp gauge will pin in the red zone, and the vehicle ... Trouble codes: P1285 (Cylinder Head Overtemp sensed), P1299 (Cylinder Head Overtemp Protect Active)
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33F51
I need some help with this one guys. I have this truck that idles normally when you first start the engine until your press the accelerator the first time. Then it will idle at about 1200 rpm and rough at that. Fuel pressure is normal and sufficient volume. Oi... Trouble codes: P0603
1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L shifter VIN: 1LNLM81W9N
Hello Group: having a small problem and can't find any repair manuals for this 12 year old car. I must have 4 or 5 thousand dollars worth of Mitchell books but not for this symtom. The problem is the shift interlock with the brake. normally, when you start t...

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1993 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FAPP64R6P
thanks to scott from wash we changed cam sensor and no news is good news. they only let you know when things go wrong...we must pat our own backs.. thanks to all 3 replies. strange how 1000s of$$$ in equipment we still need a gut instinct and help from fellow ... Trouble codes: 212 (IDM circut failure spout circut grounded), 214 (clynder identifacation circut failure), 542 (fuel pump ground failure).
1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L oil consumption VIN: 1FALP47V9V
for those of you who were waiting to hear what the fix was for this smoking mustang, sorry for not posting sooner, but we just pulled the engine today & tore it down to a long block & sent the engine & intake to a local machine shop that does engine rebuilding...
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L ride VIN: 1FMZV35P3W
thanks guys It was a pump pressure problem replaced the pump and all better now thanks again
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