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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF25H6N
Hi ford people. This truck came in as no start.We removed the Remote start system. It now starts but runs bad & bearley runs. With KOEO coil contunisly sparks untl I disconect Dist. ECM will not self test or display data on snap on scaner. STI wire is suposed ...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Fluid Leak VIN: 1FTDF15N2N
E40D pouring transmission fluid. I was riding down the Interstate in this 92 Ford P/U when I felt the the truck come out of overdrive. I pulled over to check the fluid. There was none. I began to refill when I noticed the Fluid was pouring out between the bell...
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP45T5R
The complaint the costumer has is that when driving sometime at low speed he steps on the throttle the vehicle doesn't respond(like poor fuel pressure)then it quits,he hit the starter and off he goes.I noticed when I checked the engine it hesitates with rough ...
1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L transfer case wont do anything VIN: 1FMEU15H8S
hellow everone , hope you can help me with this one , this bronco when it came to me the custermer conplaned that the 4x4 was not working , took it for a ride and found at first it would go in and out of four wheel high , but would not do any thing to go in to...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP36341
Vehicle is idling @ 1600-1700 rpm. No surging. Check for vacuum leaks, none found anywhere. CEL on but only for high idle. Vehicle round well, not missing or chugging. Have cleaned MAF. Intake tube from air cleaner to throttle body has no cracks. Have plugged ... Trouble codes: 1409 (high idle)
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L driver window VIN: 1FTSX31S91
drivers window makes a snaping noise when window hits bottom and when window hits top. window only makes the noise when all the way up if it has gone comletely down.
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FMZU73E02
We are working on this 02 explorer,while accelerating normally you can feel the tranfer case enguaging,If you select the 4x4 high selection it goes away. Please help if you can. thanks to all.
1999 Mercury Villager Sport 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 4M2XV11TXD
Vehicle was brought in for dying at idle both when cold and hot. We tested the IAC motor and tests showed that the IAC was not responding. Replaced IAC with throttle body assembly as IAC was not available by itself. After replacing IAC, cold idle is resolved b...

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1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L tcc VIN: 1FMDU34X4T
Customer went back to trans shop and they tore trans back down and found nothing wrong. I have noticed that looking at scanner info, the trans is showing a very high amount of slip, around 80-90% slippage for just a few seconds before the OD light starts flash...
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEE14Y7T
I created my own problem on this one. I was under the impression that a faulty O2 sensor could not set these codes. So you learn something new every day, right. That's why I spent all of my time looking for a cause that didn't exist. Your e-mails helped me cor... Trouble codes: P1151 (O2 Lean), P0174.
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L #13 - Brake light fuse VIN: 1FMEU17L8V
Well, I have tried to contact the customer about coming back in to verify that it is truly fixed and they have not done so. So... with that, I am calling this a fix. It seems that the cruise control switch at the master cylinder can short at times causing such...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E6X
Thanks to those who replied, After checking the power and grounds going to the computer, which all appeared ok, I replaced the pcm. That wasn't it. From there I started looking for shorts in the wiring harnesses on the affected circuits for which i was getting...
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP33P91
Thanks for all the help and suggestions. We were fighting a antitheft problem. the B1601 finally led to the cause. We had to take it to the dealership to get a new key reprogramed. Trouble codes: P0713, P1233, P0750, P0770, B1601, P0453.
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L rear driveline VIN: 1FTNW21F82
Thanks guys for the help it was the drivline angle it was about 4.5 degrees I lowered the carrier brg 1 inch dropped angle to .5 degrees shudder is gone.
1993 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L oil gauge VIN: 1LNLM9843P
Thanks for the 4 replies-either the ip contacts need cleaned or the ip needes repair are the two most popular replies. Currently waiting for car to make it back to shop for the repair. Sorry this is late in coming, suffered major equipment problems which are j...
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