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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Convertor VIN: 1FTDF15Y5P
First of all I am not a transmissions tech so please bear with me. Customer last month had the trans flushed and convertor replaced at a trans shop because of shudder. He says they put an additive in it to smooth the shifts and it seemed fine for a few weeks. ...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X6S
Vehicle Came in for MIL lamp on. Code said Bank 1 [...] not switching. Data on scanner back it up. Replace both 02 sensors and same result. Vehicle runs excellent. DATA Engine running at idle. TPS V. 1.03 ECT V. 0.60 ACT V. 2.12 IAC 37.0% MAF V. 0.80 DPFE... Trouble codes: 172 (Bank 1 Oxtgen Sensor Not Switching)
1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L Strange Noise VIN: IMELM66L2W
Hello fellows Tech's! Today as I was closing my shop a customer of mine came to drop off their car for me to check out a strange noise that they have been hearing for the last 2 days. Its a "whooooooooooooooooo" noise (I dont know if writing out the noise can...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1F4LP6244T
With help we found a bad massair sensor defective. Most all help pointed in that direction and after testing found meter vane dirty. Thank's for all the help. Trouble codes: P0430, P1131, P1151, P0171, P0174.
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L interior lights VIN: 1FAFP33G21
thank you guys for your help it turned out to be the under hood lamp connector near the brake booster. The wires were shrunk and exposing the power and ground wire. they were intermittently touching.
1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L glow plugs VIN: 1FDLF47F7V
first off, I want to say thanks to all that responded to my post and second sorry it took so long to close this, it took a little bit to get a scan tool that would read the truck. we had an old one that couldn't. any way, for everyone that pointed me to the oi...
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3FAFP3132Y
Well I'm not doing too good here. I checked grounds via voltage drops. All grounds were 0.02v . I checked the fuel pump control drive, AKA known good part. No fix. I unplugged various sensors, knock,MAF,O2 and it still acted up. I used my Fluke 98 to check the...
1963 Lincoln Continental 430CID Transmission
Thank you all who replied to this request. The problem on this trans turned out to be a broken metal seal ring on the input shaft. It some how got broken while I was repairing the rear pump gasket leak. Probibly from the weight of the unsupported output shaft ...
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