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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Fueling rear tank VIN: 2FTJW35GXL
We have this duelly in the shop and it won't take fuel. We changed the filler neck and vent assembly. The front tank works great. The rear tank seems O.K. and everything looks up to snuff. However the fuel just spits right back at you when you try to fill the ...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L 4-5 shift or TCC? VIN: 1FMDU34X6V
this Vehicle came to me w/ po741 a month 7 a half ago - problem would only occur intermittently ( never occur for me)my local ford dealer post Vin# to only get stator shaft seal ring bulliten - local ford tech said replace TCC, that he saw it fix several like ...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L brake pedal VIN: 1FBJS31L7V
Here's a strange one. When you fill up the fuel tank,the abs light comes on and you will lose brakes.But when under half of tank the abs light goes off and the brakes work fine. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks, Mike
1997 Ford Aerostar 3.0L no start VIN: 1FTDA14U5V
van has spark, compression and fuel pressure. tries to start but acts out of time, replaced cam and crank sensor with oe, also harmonic balancer in case it slipped. nothing has changed, continues to backfire through air filter. wires are correct, plugs replace...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX1728W
HELP FOR TECHS. I have just ran out of hair. This vehicle came in on the hook 5 days ago customer complained of rough idle and no power when accelerating. Verified customer complaint and noticed that it will knock and ping like crazy under load or not and max ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Missfire Cylinder 5), P0305 (Missfire Cylinder 5), P0306 (Missfire Cylinder 6)
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FTYR14X5X
blowing fuse # 9 in under hood fuse box,fuse feeds fuel pump relay and remote anti theft personality module. have inspected harness's and found no worn through spots fuel pump draws under 6 amps. will blow fuse and if you replace it may go for a week or 10 fee...
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTNS24L92
This van won't start when I try it in the morning. I can hear a few cylinders firing, however the engine won't start. As the day progresses and I try many times to start, it does start. It will blow blue smoke for a minute and then clear up. It will idle ok, b...

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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FAFP12345
Sorry about the delay... This turned out to be an easy one,someone had added an in line electric lift pump in addition to the mech. pump on engine. The pump failed when HOT. You can have two pumps in series and everything will work the same. THANKS MEMBERS OF ...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L rod VIN: 2FTZX1729W
Thanks to all the replies (12 so far). We have a reman ordered. Customer needs back ASAP. We have not taken it apart, but must be the intake, with all the replies. It was #6 cyl. Looks like we need to start selling preventative maintanence. We don't service to...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRW08L51
Thanks to everyone that replied to my problem. Everyone was correct. The problem was with the key. The truck had came in on a wrecker. The pcm had been replaced. Reprogramed the security system and it started . Thanks again ...Shawn Trouble codes: P1260, 1639 (definition not available).
1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELW6246T
Well thanks to all who replied on this post.This one is for the books for sure,luck is the only way we found this problem.As I posted in the help request we had checked all the wires and everything checked out good replaced the o/2 twice and one PCM with no lu...
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