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1992 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L lubrication system VIN: 1FACP5348N
I am looking for a bit of advise before I tear into this one again. It is kind of a mess of a story. The customer is retired living on SS. We installed a reman engine about 3 1/2 years ago due to a lower end problem. A couple of months ago the car returned wit...
1994 Ford Motorhome 7.5L Torque Convertor VIN: 3FCMF53G0R
Fellow Techs, when driving this Airex motorhome at a constant throttle rate or up gradule inclines the torque convertor unlocks and locks up several times then it will go fine for maybe 10 to 15 miles and then start in again unlocking and locking really fast, ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L low power VIN: 1FTEF15X19
the truck runs great when first started but after it warms up it seams to lose power and wont even pull up a hill we have checked timing with in specs checked fuel pressure never drops below 32 changed fuel filter checked back pressure in exhaust it doent seam...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FBJS31H8S
Vehicle came in stalling intermittently. I noticed it during decel in city . I tried Iac and module. I thought module fixed it but vehicle came back. I did notice that once when it was going to stall felt like something breaking down.(on accel) Not sure though... Trouble codes: 122 (tps less than minimum voltage)
1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: IFALP4449T
vehicle came in not running i locate a under hood maxi fuse blown too the eec. i replaced the fuse once and the new fuse blew instantly at startup so i substitiuted the fuse with a low amp circuit breaker too test the system and the vehicle started and ran for...
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
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP653XW
Hi ladys and gent wellcome to my worse nightmear I have been working on this car for a week now 3,000 miles ago this car had a head leaking antifrezz so another tec at are shop put head,plugs,wires ,all the stuff listed above the new exsot cam shaft was put on... Trouble codes: 1383 (variable cam timing over retarded), 1381 (variable cam timing over advanced)
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5245X
Here's the deal, this van is suffering from the infamous lean codes everybody is talking about. Valve cover has been updated, no oil is present in intake housing, detectable vacuum leak around imrc shaft. Engine will misfire if fuel is sprayed around shafts by... Trouble codes: P0171 (02 lean bank 1), P0174 (02 lean bank 2)

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1992 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A4N
Thanks for everyones helpful ideas. faulty eec relay. I was looking at the problem but not seeing it. sometimes another set of 'eyes' does the trick.
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Surge VIN: 2FMDA5148S
Hello, Sorry I took so long but could not get The van until this week. Looking Into It again.The pcv tube was resting on The engine and what was going on was when you put the van in gear the motor would move just enough to lift The tube up to create a leak a...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L over drive VIN: 1FMDU35P1T
the fix was replacing the overdrive solonoid as it was shorted. Warren thanks for making it clear that the switch (button) is only a inderect triger to the solonoid thanks to all who replied Ed
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Stall VIN: 3FALP1139W
7 responses in 12 hours!! Thanks guys, especially Nick [...]. As it turns out the crankshaft thrust bearing is worn out causing crank to move back and forth with the pressure plate engagement/disengagement. The Crank sensor mou...
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Oil Leak VIN: 1FAP13P9WW
Fix for this, was examining the crankcase ventilation system. There is a one way check valve on the ventilation hose going into the air horn & upon examination it was turned around backwards. Corrected this & replaced the disfunctional PCV valve.Thank's for al...
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