× Auto Repair Pros Member Benefits TechHelp Knowledge Base Forums Resources My iATN Marketplace Chat Pricing About Us Join Industry Sponsors Video Members Only Repair Shops Auto Pro Careers Auto Pro Reviews
Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for September 19, 2004
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for Ford
Help Request Answers
1991 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FACP42E3M
I like to thank everyone in advance. This 5.0 has the usual upgrades you find on almost every 5.0L to include aluminum street heads, a conservative cam, and a cobra intake. This vehicle will not idle unless you open the throttle about 5%. I also noticed that i... Trouble codes: 12 (Idle Speed Control motor or Air Bypass not controlling idle properly.), 21 (Engine Coolant Temperature ECT sensor out of range.), 34 (PFE sensor is/was out of range.)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
Fix/Summary Answers
1989 Ford Escort Pony 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FAPP9099K
Thanks to all who responded customer decided not to spend money on repair as vehicle had alot of other needs. I did get vehicle running however I can not tell you why , sorry. I performed a KOEO test for the 4 time and then for some reason vehicle started. One...
1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L timming VIN: 1FTEE14Y8L
well guys it turned out that the marks apeared on both sides off the front of the motor the right side is for timming on # 3 cylender and the left side facing the motor from the front is for timming #1 cylender , found you can use either one, your choise , its...
1996 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L trans VIN: 1FMCU24X6T
I want to thank all of you who sent me information for this fix. most of you told me to check the transfer case.well that and the sensors in the case was part of the problem.completed fix with replacement of shift indicator switch.so far so good.I want to than...
1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP404XV
Thanks for all the help I looked a little deeper in this case and found that the charcoal canister bag had broken open inside releasing a nice little surprise for the purge system. There was not a whole lot present but when I removed the canister I found some ... Trouble codes: P1443.
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1F48U64E2Y
Hello and thank you to everyone who offered help, this network truely is one of my best tools. This viehicle was fixed by replacing the torque converter and overhauling the transmission! I had read all your replies and when I got to the shop on Monday morning ... Trouble codes: N0NE.
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next