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1982 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FABP4232C
Hello Ford Techs out there. I really need some help here on this fine low milage 1982 T-Bird with 25,000 original miles that has been in storage for the past 5+ years. It came to me with major vaccuum leak at the carb base. I put a rag over the carb and the en...
1993 Ford Escort 1.9L fuel gauge
hi techs,i've been down this road before.i have a fuel gauge thats inop.i've tested the sender,wiring front to back,instrument cluster.have power/groung at cluster.i have replaced the antislosh module for this problem before,but ford says it's no longer availa...
1994 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FMDA41X5R
this areostar comes out of overdrive irratically,I found that it is losing the signal from the ecm that supplies the ground that energizes the 3-4 solonoid. I first tested at the trans connector then at the ecm.Signal was lost right at ecm connector{ this step...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L tranfercase VIN: 1FMDU34X8S
Now customer says the noise is back & happens only cold.any help would be greatly appreciated.Goes away after a few miles.
1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FALP53S1T
This car will only start for about one second and then dies. You must turn off the key to get it to start again for a second. If fuel is sprayed into intake at airbox connection car will run on until out. I do not get any codes from PCM. And I cannot get any c...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP65L2T
vehicle came in with check engine light on, and a comlaint of no power especially when cold. car pops through intake and sputters when cold, but seems to go away when warm. Found info on the vacuum hose for imrc valve cracking but this vehicle does not have th... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302
1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT22B9T
had this car come in on the hook with no spark test and replace distributor with used vehicle started , customer took vehicle home drove vehicle about 400 kms with no problem yesterday went to work, no start appear to have no spark again. alldata does not give...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L transmission VIN: 1FALP57U3T
We have a 1996 Ford Taurus GL with the AXOD-E transmission which has an intermittant transmission problem. When cold, it sometimes exhibits a late downshift, i.e. when approaching a stop, it may downshift to neutral rather than low. When the customer attempts ...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Stall VIN: 3FALP1139W
3rd Monday this week. Have this Escort towed in as a no start. Replaced variable cam solenoid and vehicle started. Runs fine until you let out the clutch and it dies, in gear or out, every time. Have checked MAF, fuel pressure, scan data, all the usual items. ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Courtesy circuit VIN: 2FMZA5146X
This one we have posted before without resolving the issues. As you drive down the road, the lights and door locks will cycle on and then off, sometimes very rapidly. We suspect that the lights come on at night at times because the customer has to pull the cou...
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L ign.-fuel VIN: 2FMZA5247X
car towed in no start ,cust. had started it and driven a short distance it stalled and would not restart .no fuel no spark ,anti theft lite flashing rapidly ,hooked up snap on scanner no comunication with any thing ! where do i go from here? have tried both of...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMZU73EOY
HELP!!! Hey you guys we just performed the TSB on this trans concerning RPM flare up during 2-3 shift replaceing seperator plate and gasket and main control valve unit in the valve body TSB 03-22-10. Well when we droped the pan we found that the gasket had in...
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAP71W91X
Hello group,I have this crown vic that has a miss under load, especially when tcc comes in. Having trouble pin pointing it to a particular cyl. Tried lab scoping but keep getting very irratic readings. I can put car on dyno and make miss occur with or without ... Trouble codes: 1299 (engine overheat)
1991 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, RED HOT EXHAUST VIN: 1LN0M81W8M
RED HOT EXHAUST. I'm stumped on this came in for a tune-up, irradic idle, especially when warmed up and excelerating (before any detent dwonshifts). Put in plugs and worse...bought Motorcraft wires and installed them, got only slightly bet...

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1993 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall
thanks to everyone who replied.after alot of checking i finally decided to get a new sensor again and lord behold runs great.when you get a bad part at the dealer,sometimes you doubt yourself and look elsewhere even though your gut tells you different. thanks ...
1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L drivtrain / whole car VIN: 1FALP53S1T
thanks to all it turned out that the axle half shaft assems. were difective. after replaceing both of them 3 times we demanded our supplier find a dif brand and walaa shake gone. i guess we thank nafta for all the quality car parts we have
1996 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L od light flashes VIN: 1FTHX26H5T
the ford is gone finally the problem ended up being the psom module really made me look at it when i seen on the scanner the vss was 100 mph and started od light flashing and hard shifting//then it would die also when coming to a stop or putting in gear,...
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