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1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FACD74W9N
Driver stated MIL came on once eng running rough . Drove car had slight miss at take off. Then it ran fine for 30 mile trip to shop. No MIL came on. Next day stated fine , idle rough pop in intake on take off. only dide this for abut 40 mins then ran fine, No ...
1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L compressor VIN: 1FALP5248R
The old compressor clutch head just about fell off the car. New compressor installed but no current to engage it. Apparently shorted out a/c control module. Power is at low pressure switch and goes to high pressure switch but not from there to the compressor. ...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA5147W
this vehicle has a problem with idle. after start the engine and having a good temperature, it starts "shaking" like lack of air until turns off. i see no codes, replaced by-pass, checked wiring and everything seems to be ok. it starts ok again but if putting ...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Hello guys, Got this Ford here, driving me crazy. This is misfiring on #2,3,5,8 I have pulse at injectors & spark at coils, I installed 8 new plugs,(what a job) 2 new coils & 2 injectors & swapped them around, I have various lean codes, What i am wondering is ...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1F48U64E2Y
Hello fellow tradesmen, please help! and thank you to all in advance. I've got a tricky one that has gone through three other techs at our shop and I'm the last stop before we send it to the dealer. My company is renting the customer a car at our expense. Thi... Trouble codes: N0NE
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP34PX1
I need to get an accurate timing belt replacement recomendation,(miles). I call Ford, they say 60000, Our timing belt book says 90000, The latest Underhood magazine has a chart that says Ford recommends 120000. My wife has a SOHC 2.0 and my daughter has a DOHC...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Fluid Leak VIN: 1FTDF15N2N
Most of the replies we received sugested overheating, and or seal quality as cause for this problem. in our initial help request we stated all looked fine, but upon colser inspection, as compairing old seal to new it became obvious that the seal was distorted....
1998 Ford F-150 4.6L abs VIN: 2FTRX08W8X
The customer did not return for further work. Two of the replies said change the sensor in the rear diff ie the ABS speed sensor. another said the sensor for the speedo is in the left rear of the transferr box. I still am not sure.
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Front&rear wipers,Dome light, Rear Def., Power lo VIN: 1FMZU73EXY
It was the ground to the left of the radiator. There are two grounds in front of the battery. I cleaned both of them and it now works perfectly. Thank alot you led me straght to the problem.
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