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1987 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L loss of power VIN: 1FDKF37L3H
vehicle losses power hot intermitan under load on the freeway. pull over let cool down runs great for awhile.Act like runing out of gas. replaced fuel seperater with blue dot to increase fuel pressure by 2psi. replaced fuel filter and ign moudale duraspark 4. ...
1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L 4th gear VIN: 1FTCR14T9J
transmission seems to work fine when cold but no 4th gear after driving 15 miles are so we have replaced the servo it was hard no help transmission was rebuilt before we replaced the front seal for a fluid leak at that time we replaced pump bushing and torque ...
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHF25H1K
Ok. I think I have gotten lost in the forest. This truck came in for an IM240 failure due to high HC. IM240 Readings as follows for original run specs above are second run after plugs and wires. 4.98 GPM HC 20.11 GPM CO 4.8 GPM Nox 605 GPM CO2 After the O2 r... Trouble codes: 41 (ho2s stuck low koer)
1990 Ford Ranger S 2.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTCR10T2L
Customers origanal concern was slight loss of coolant and ticking in lifters. Replaced all lifters, no more noise. Found slight moisture in valve covers. Intake manifold gasket was detoriated. Job went smoothly, two weeks have gone by now and slight loss of co...
1992 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15X6N
Hello fellow Techs, I have this truck that was towed in, so far no spark at plug wires, crank sensor produces AC volts upon cranking. The 4 wires at coil pack module all have 12 volts k/on, then 10 volts while cranking. I don't have access to a wiring diagram....
1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L hydraulics VIN: 1FTCR14X6R
Howdy Boys N Girls, I usually have no problems with these abortions, but my bag of tricks is empty and still no love. It started with a leaking master/low pedal. We replaced the master, bench bled it upside down and it worked ok, although the pedal was a littl...
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Extended Crank VIN: 1FALP62W7T
Hello all, I have a Thunderbird I'm having some trouble with. The vehicle has an extended cranking problem which occurs almost every time you attempt to start the vehicle. Occassionally it will start right up. When the problem occurs, there is no spark or inje...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Front Washer Inop VIN: 1FMZU35P1W
Good Eve to All, came in for no front washers. Was able to get washers to work if I hammered on multifuction switch. (customer also had complaint of no hazzards). Replaced multifinction switch and repaired hazzards but not front washer. Press multifinction sw...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33SOX
Hello, I have a po171,po300, and a po401. The dpfe was not showing the proper voltage so I replaced it ,now working and no more 401. This truck pings uphill and runs very badly,(feels like miss) but runs perfect with no load. problem occurs only under med to h... Trouble codes: P0171, P0401
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L crankshaft VIN: 1LNLM97VXS
have been asked to look into what might have happened to this unit. driver got off the freeway and stopped at a trafic light and engine stalled and will not restart. i looked at the unit yesterday and found that the crankshaft will only turn 3/4 of a revolutio...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1989 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FAPP9896K
Hi group, new fuel pump from ford fix the problem. the car was running perfect except during idle. thanks for 9 replies.
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L heating system VIN: 1FAFP52U8W
we were able to determine the cause of the no heat problem with iatn's help. eventhough both heater hoses were warm, and the heater core was flushed out 8 months prior, the cause was another restriction in the heater core causing improper flow of coolant. we f...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, WONT REV UP VIN: 1FTYR10C7W
Hello fello fixers,here is the results of my fix on this truck. As you well know I have been told that my belt timing was off by several responders to this help request and I have replied that the timing marks were correctly in alinement I even checked them se...
2001 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMNU43S21
Its fixed. Thanks to all that replyed. The iac was sticking. I got it warm by driving it 8 miles just as the customer said he drives to work. Then I parked it for 4 hours and sure enough the idle after starting was at 400 rpms. I tapped the iac as Mike from Ne...
1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on
Thanks for all the help. The most interesting replies were about RFI causing interference problems. Customer called me and said car was running great with no MIL! The only change I made was to use some [...] on the cam sensor terminals. I don't know if ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Circuit).
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