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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP4IM9P
hvae this car, came in as no start found defective crank sensor, have previously installed one about 5 months ago that failed, now car starts, car then started to randomly back fire ,stall and pop into intake, not consistantly but enough to leave me straned on... Trouble codes: 224 (refer to 8a)
1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP45X6T
posting for another tech in shop. fuel trim long term for bank 1 is at -18% clened injectors went to -8% drove car about 30 miles went back to -15%. fuel pressure map sensor baro sensor mass airflow all look good plugs were replaced about 50,000 miles ago. A u... Trouble codes: P0172
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L ft.4x4 will not engauge but all indiactor lights w VIN: 1FMFU18L2V
ft. axel will not engauge
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSS34F3W
hello ford power stroke tehc's this van is a ambulance, the problem is it surges at idle from aprox. 600 rpm to 850 rpm. the problem is very constant and predictable. the drivers complain that when sitting at a light when it jumps to its faster idle the van w... Trouble codes: P1211 (icp pres. above/below desired psi.), P1284 (icp fault - aborts koer test)
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L ABS, Red Brake lamp VIN: 1FAFP56S1Y
This vehicle has had an ongoing concern with the brakes. It originally came in with a RED Brake lamp lit intermittently and the brakes felt a little stiff and went further to the floor than the customer was accustomed to(pedal felt fine to 2 techs). The rear d...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L paint VIN: 1FTSW31P84
I am looking for some advice from paint professionals. I recently purchased this truck and it is black clearcoat in color. After washing it twice now there appears to be what looks like oxidation in several places. Looks like a white film under the right light...
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1118V
attention nissan and half breed wercury techs. have this mercury villager that is not cooperating - mil light on and codes p0400 stored and p0325 pending - checked egr valve with vacuum pump - held vacuum as well as drop in idle - assumed valve and associated ... Trouble codes: P0400, P0325

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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF25HXL
sorry but this one is on hold for now. it hasn't acted up for over a week until today. fuel pressure was 35 psi while koeo and while cranking. then we cycled the ignition and the problem disappeared...so this pos is gonna have to wait for a while. we already c...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L compressor VIN: 1FMDU34X7P
Well, when I removed the oriface it was completely plugged with black death and what looked like, rubber pieces. So we replaced the compressor and oriface and all the rubber hoses. I then flushed out the remaining compenents and let it sit overnight to dry up ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L srs system VIN: 1FTEF15H0R
clockspring fixed the code 32 / the cruise servo motor was rusty and stuck / freed it up and lubed because cust didnt want to spend 300.00 for new servo thanks for the help jim
1994 Ford Aspire 1.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire
Hey all. Most responses pointed towards the MAP system, but i cannot find any of the problems suggested, i checked cam timing, it was perfect, i think i will send this to a Ford dealer because none of the local shops has a scanner that will hook up to this sys...
1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDLF47F7V
hello all, sorry for the late fix, but customer had to have the vehicle then they brought it back. in the meantime i talked with the navistar engineers and they steered me in the directoin of bad fuel. they said the rough idle but smoother operation at highe... Trouble codes: P0269, P0275.
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1425X
Thanks to all who responded, almost everyone said the problem is in the dpfe sensor. One post even said that the ford engineers know of this problem but cant explain why it occurs I replaced the dpfe sensor with a new plastic one and the problem was cured.If a... Trouble codes: P0340.
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33F51
It seems to be running the same way it did after Hypermax did all of the hot rod stuff to it. It lopes at low to mid rpm range but runs like a scalded dog at the top end and the customer does not seem to mind too much. He was really complaining of a stalling c... Trouble codes: P0603.
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L valve timing VIN: 1FMRU1GW61
Well as usual this post was very frustrating because nobody would directly answer my question. It was as if no one carefully read every word in the post. A couple came close but didnt say much i didnt know. I know how to install the chain from scratch but ne...
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