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1983 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FABP43F4D
car came in for a no-start,found had good spark, but no voltage to injectors, replaced tps switch, fixed the voltage problem, but motor was flooded, replaced spark plugs and car tries to start, but no-luck, customer stated was driving great, but just wouldn't ...
1992 Ford fleetwood mh 460CID destroying catalyst VIN: 716HN30472
we got this vehicle towed in found bad tfi module,replaced then had lack of power located bad catalyst(plugged).had new cat installed returned to shop recheched systems all tested good road tested ran fine let customer go.called us 40 miles later complaint of ...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L compressor VIN: 1FMDU34X7P
yesterday (7/13/04) customer came back in with noisey compressor and not blowing cold. found the high pressure at 385 and low pressure pegging the gauge. compressor is definatly making bad noise and will need to be replaced again, but can't understand why they...
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FASP11J2T
Hi guys, Used car bought by good customer with mil lit. No communication at DLC. Checked all 6 used pins in DLC. no pwr at pin 16, no grnd at pins 3 or 5, no continuity to pcm on pins 2, 10 or 13. DLC harness as shown by All-Data has one inline connecter for a...
1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Factory Alarm VIN: 1FALP53S2T
Hello all, I think I've checked all the basics here... No aftermarket components such as remote start or an alarm system. The customer complaint is the vehicle's horn & lights going off in the middle of the night for no reason. Entering the Keyless entry code ...
1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5349X
hi ford techs this van came in check engine light on code p0305 misfire cyl. #5 checked new plugs & wires $ a new egr valve & solenoid instaled.clear the code test drive the van under load partial throtle missing higer speed clears out. idle speed or no load w... Trouble codes: P0305
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5525Y
hi guys I need some help on this. car runs fine pressure is ok ,I put my scanner on the car it reads like this ( FP MONITER ) IS GOING ON AND OFF. does it mean anything ,or is it normal? I reset tne mil the code came back rigt-way. also KOEO TEST NO CODES. i... Trouble codes: 1237 (feul pump secondary circuit fault)
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V4Y
this ranger misses when started cold we flowed tested the injectors they all flow the same amount,the customer states the truck has no power but it only seams to miss when started cold , the truck has large tires we are thinking maybe a sunk valve pulling thru... Trouble codes: P0305
2001 Ford TOWN CAR 4.6L blower VIN: 1L1FM81WX1
please fax information wire a/c diagram to [...] thanks in advance
2001 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L compressor VIN: 1FMNU42S51
This vehicle does not have signal from the A/C control panel to the pressure switch on the receiver drier, compressor does not turn on. I need the A/C wiring diagram for this vehicle. Can somebody please send it to me at [...] and thanks in advanced.
2001 Ford Focus Street 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP343X1
Hello , Car has MIL and gas cap faults both on. Codes PO4055 for major evap system leak and PO4057 for gas cap leak. I ran smoke machine on evap test port and find huge amount of smoke near fuel filler. It is coming up canister vent line. The solenoid for the ... Trouble codes: P0405, P0407
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L condensate leak VIN: 1FMZU6ZE02
Vehicle a/c works fine. Condensate leaks from both side seams in the case. I have inspected the case and found no missing fasteners or any damage. The system drains some when on level ground but when the rear is jacked UP to drain the case it starts to leak ou...
1993 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L oil gauge VIN: 1LNLM9843P
Hello all, This well cared for Continental has a nuisance problem with the oil pressure gauge. Vehicle has digital dash, gauge outputs are selectable between oil pressure, engine temp, and battery voltage. Gauge illuminates bars to show a relative reading from...
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Surge, HIGH IDLE VIN: 2MELM75W3V
the problem that is occurring on this taxi cab... is when the car is started and put into gear the idle is too high and therefor slams into gear. if a few second pause is given, the idle settles down and no slam occurs. the owner has a few of the same model ve...

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1960 Ford thunderbird 352CID Lighting VIN: OY71Y17258
Thanks to all that helped me I actually was over helped I recieved 3 wiring diagrams and all the info I needed . Thanks a bunch.
1973 Ford Mustang 351CID Unknown
Thanks For The Help. I Will Have To Find A Mustang At The Next Car Show And Take A Photo Of The Engine Wiring. Most Of You Have The Same Wiring Diaghams I Have.(Mitchell Or Aldata) I Need A Factory Manual To Find These Wires. Thanks Again Dave
1991 Ford Escort 1.9L No Start
Boy do I feel stupid. Someone e-mailed me and said that the wires to the pump were crossed and I laughed and said how could that happen. We'll that's what happened. My origianal sender was shorting to ground as suspected. Upon comparing the wires on the junkya...
1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FALP4045R
Only one person took a shot at my problem. His test was a good one and I'll remember that. Thank you !!. But as we all suspected the ECM was the culprit. Who would have thought two ECM's with the exact same problems. re-ordered another and all is fine
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5147W
first off you can not use the 3.0-4.0 cam sensor aligning tool on the 3.8 even though it does fit. the vain is 180 degrees off. as for the accuracy of the install tool,the tool gets it close you need to use a dual trace lab scope and momitor the cam and crank ...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Suspension VIN: 1FTNE2427X
i hate to do this but circumstances require it . the van as of yet has not returned to the shop so actual fix is not available. it appears that the replacement tires may be the colpurate, but wont be able to verify in the near future
1999 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L ABS module VIN: 1FTPX28L0X
Thank you to all that replied.I'm sorry for the late post.As of today..this truck hasn't returned...nor one like it.As soon as he or another like it comes in..I will definitely look for the module and verify the location.Of the 12 responces I received...10 wer...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3FAFP66L1Y
customer would not autherize fuel tank removal so I cant be sure of the fix . the most logical answer I recieved was the fact that several responded of trash in the fuel tank along with the fuel pump. cant make them spend thier money and WILL NOT do it for fre...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Not Ready VIN: 1FTNW21L71
Hello again!! I recieved 5 responses on this truck and Wilfredo was correct in that the O2 and O2 heater parameters are not valid for this truck. The company that handles the emmision testing in the state of Mass (Agbar) indicated that this vehicle requires a ...
1993 Lincoln Town Car Jack Nicklaus 4.6L rear airide VIN: 1LNLM82W7P
well after going to junk yard and trying control module we still had same problem. we were still gettting code 51 lowering not detected. that seemed funny because this car would totally vent bags while running if you open door and shut. what we learned on this...
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