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1993 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L hard start hot VIN: 1FAPP64R7P
This car runs great hot or cold. Starts great cold. The problem is if you get the engine hot and shut it off for any short length of time, the engine acts like the ignition timing is being advanced and the engine is hard to start. It advances to a point where ...
1996 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L trans VIN: 1FMCU24X6T
Help!!! I have a 96 ford explorer with a strange noise (grinding,kind of sound,like when the bendix from a starter gets stuck in the on position)the noise is coming out of the transmission.but the only time it does it is when you put it in reverse on start up ...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L check engine light VIN: 2FMZA514XW
This van came in for check engine light on complaint and runs fine. We check the codes and they are P1537 & P1538. We install a new IMRC motor. Customer took van and call back a week later the check engine light is back on. Now the code is P1513 IMRC bank 2 st... Trouble codes: P1513 (IMRC bank 1 stuck open), P1538 (IMRC bank 2stuck open)
2000 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 2FTRX07L1Y
Need some information please. This is a conficated vehicle that we have had for about two years and the last 20,000 miles. It has developed a knock in the engine and the right head gasket leaks at the back of the engine. They want to keep the truck, so we are ...
2003 Ford mustang mach 4.6L hard start VIN: 123HELPPLE
First of all thanks to all,and sorry for vin,will up date,well fuel pressure test seem fine,but let set over night and have to turn and hold key on for three or four second before she will start.thanks again will find and pass on.

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR15T5J
I only got three replies. Two to check the wiring and one to check voltage. I changed the ACT sensor and the problem is fixed. Bad sensor out of the box. Thanks to the 3 that replied***Don
1995 Ford Escort 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FASP15J25
Hello group and thank you all who tried to help me. I received replies which stated to check keyway on harmonic balancer to see if it was elongated . It was not. The final fix ended up being a bad shield wire going from the edis module to the vrs (ckp) sensor ...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Sorry guys I tried everything under my power to fix this truck, But lost my shirt, Sent to truck to a Ford dealer, Thanks for help.
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