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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 4.0L No Start, INJECTORS NOT FIRING VIN: 1FTCR15XOM
i have no power to injectors. haynes manual shows lt. green/wht wire for injectors 123. tan/red wire for injectors 456. these wires go directly into eec module. wires were tested for power with a result of no power.i ran a direct wire @ f/p to get fuel going. ...
1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L vent ing of a/c VIN: 2FTJW35G9N
on long hard pull up hill a/c vents thru defrost instead of a/c vents.i have driven trk & cannot get this to happen, but happens often to cust
2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L 4wd, abs VIN: 1FMFU18LXY
Hello Brain stormers, Problem with Expedition is I cannot duplicate the symptoms but customer brought vehicle back saying it has never been fixed and feel like it is unsafe to drive. Their only description is that it feels like the 4wd kicks in and things get ...

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1960 Ford T-BIRD 352CID no downshift VIN: 0Y71Y14316
Well fixed tryed 25 stops and ok. went with customer and he thought he died and went to heaven, never shifted so good. special thanks to you guys from Iatn, like Jerry [...], Andre...
1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTEX14N4P
Determined that the problem had to do with circulation because when engine RPM was up temp would go down and when engine RPM was down temp would go up so we replaced the water pump although i could see nothing wrong with the old one. We also took the little ch...
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA51485
Thanks for the replies...was the computer. Half the fun was finding it, not where locater said...was up under hood, next to brake booster, not under righr side of i/p. Trouble codes: P0340, P0402, P1400, P1403, P1405, P1406.
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: IFALP67LXT
Thanks for the replies. We recieved suggestions to check coils, plugs, MAF, EGR and possible plenum leak. I did forget to mention that last year customer had a similar complaint, but with misfire codes also. At that time we put plugs and wires in and were happ...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Jackshaft Chain Tensioner VIN: 1FMDU32E3V
This was a no win for everyone, the customer's warranty ran out 4-18-04. When the left Cassette Guide broke it jumped time and bent the four valves on that side (120 Lbs left cylinders and 160 Lbs right side cylinders). As far as the rattle from the Jackshaft ...
1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: IFTYR14X9W
Thank guys for replying. The problem was a bad Sparkplug in cylinder number 4. The insulator had a hairline crack in it. The customer installed them. This morning the truck ran fine and hc was at 34ppm .06. That ruled out intake leak in my book. I did swap plu... Trouble codes: P0304.
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Suspension VIN: 1FMPU18L6X
New tires w/6ply sidewalls max air pressure helped. The owner is happy.
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Calipers VIN: 1FMZU77EO1
I appreciate the help from Scott, Gordon and Gregory fror your helpful hints. But as it may we unfortionatly the brake calipers we got were defects. We got new calipers and they work fine. I was making sure I didn't miss something. I am in no means a Ford man....
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Extended cranking VIN: 1LNHM87A51
The fix was indeed a leaking injector. The initial complaint of extended crank times led me to hook up a fuel preesure gauge right away, but 40 to 0PSI in 3MIN is a no brainer on return systems, returnless systems led me to the books, AllData, and finally to y... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire).
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L batt. drain VIN: 1MEFM53S6X
thank you techs and iatn, we replaced coolant tank and battery the tank came with the sensor. I was chassing ghosts on this job, lisening to the customer, hes a electrical contractor,tries to do all his own repairs. the radio face works now, but i feel its fro...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L steering box VIN: 2MEFM74W31
Sorry for the delay in getting back to everyone. We get quite busy here. The problem was actually the center link. The stud that the idler arm mounts onto was pretty badly rusted. When we started disconnecting parts of the steering gear, we found that when the...
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