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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 ...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L erratic shifting VIN: 2FMDA5142T
This problem only seems to occur when the customer operates the vehicle, and it is fully warmed up. We have driven three separate road tests of one hour each, and have detected no faults, or problems whatsoever.We have been unable to verify that this problem e...
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3FAFP3132Y
Close one start another. Like the other guys in the shop said I must have upset the car gods. This Focus came to me from the dealer !!! When cold the car runs fine. Once ECT hits about 190* the car will fall flat on its face. It will barely accelerate to 20 ...
2002 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L Brake pedal VIN: 1LNHM84W92
The brakes work great the car stops perfect no pullin at all. The problem comes after you stop and are setting at a stop the pedal difts to the floor or if you let the car set runnig then jump in and take off the pedal needs to be pumped up to stop.Sounded lik...

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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FBJS31HOR
PCM repaired this van. Thanks for all replies. I filed all replies in a folder for future reference. Michel [...] suggested a PCM problem if the check engine light does not come on with ignition switch. My sincerest appologies for this oversight.
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W6W
the fix for this crown vic was a would have no coil or injector pulse when cranking, but if you hit it with starting fluid it would start and had a ford reman pcm which had been replaced at the dealer for a missfire problem and i suppose it was ...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L ABS System VIN: 1FTZR15X8Y
most of the replies we recieved said to double check wheel speed sensors at the sensor connector with a lab scope, already did that everything looked normal. This truck belonged to a used car dealer and they elected to take it to a [...] dealer to get a new abs...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTZR15U91
Hey, gentlemen thanks for the help and support on this simple issue. We can complicate anything can't we? After I posted this help request, we replaced the booster again with another aftermarket rebuilt booster. We got the same result. I got 9 replies on this ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L fill tude VIN: 969FL4565L
Thanks for all you help. I did come up with a cheap solution to fill the thing. Using my scan tool to watch the temperature of the transmission, I used a made up pressure fill tool. If you don't have a fluid exchanger like me. The following is what I did: ...
1993 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L front brakes VIN: 2MELM75W2P
Greetings to all,I recieved many replies to check the pushrod going throuth the the booster and to check the booster.I checked the rod and it was fine so I decided to change th ebooster even though it was new.Changing the booster solved the problem.
1993 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L scanner VIN: 1MELM5845P
Hi everybody, not many responses on this one. decided to close the file, thanks for checking, dave
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