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1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Stall VIN: 1FTHX2SH3R
This vehicle stalls repeatedly when cold. IAT and ECT are within 2 degrees of each other at 68 degrees. PW is only around 2-5 ms. Rpm is maintained at about 480 when it will idle. It has 2 transmission codes 624 and 637. Scan data shows the EPC parameter alte... Trouble codes: 637 (Transmission Oil temp High), 624 (Electronic Pressure Control failure)
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF15Y4T
truck came in a no start found wires at dist. with out instaion and power and ground touching. replaced pick up and module. also starter was bad melted power feed from starter soloind to starter motor.truck started and run for about two hr. shut down for the n...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM54UGT
Hello Techs. Car came in with check engine light on PO340 cam sensor A circuit. Previous shop had replaced cam sensor, still sets code. Car has no driveability concerns. Contains a hall effect cam sensor which I checked and has been installed correctly accordi... Trouble codes: P0340
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHX26G9V
Working with a oil patch vehicle, that sees lots of mud, and the trans harness got snaged by the front drive shaft, and the customer spliced it back together to get home. Since that has been hard to start and when it does start, seem to be overfueling, upon cr...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L 3rd brake lamp VIN: 1FMDU34X9V
Stymied at this point ! thanks for allowing the time to read post ! I have a blinking 4x4 lamp that blinks 5 times at every start up then goes out & no 3rd brake lamp with a code PO1483 are these connected ? this is a manual full time 4x4 ?? Thank you again an...
1997 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L rotors
This van pulls hard to the right on braking. If you release the steering wheel about 10-15 mph, it will turn the wheel about 1 1/2 turns. We have replaced front hoses, calipers, pads and rotors this time. 5 months ago had same complaint, replaced EHCU and cure...
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56F0Y
hello all, this truck acts like it has run out of fuel every morning and you have to prime the system back up. when you first start cranking it sound like a dry spin like no fuel is being delivered. then after a while of cranking it starts to gallop like abo...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L cylinder head VIN: 1FTNF21LNU
This maybe a differnt question but I have this ford f250 with a stripped out #8 spark plug if you know this truck and engine it is very litte room to do any work of this magitude. I spoke with a freind that is a ford tech and they have in his shop lifted the b...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX14W84
this truck has no power to the fuel pump inertia switch, the wire color is green and yellow into the switch. and it comes from the central junction box in left kick panel. and have no power on green/yellow here . but if i apply power it starts and runs. i can'...
1983 Lincoln Mark VI 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1MR8D99F1D
HI Y'ALL !! Well I have a real head-scratcher here. After replacing bad timing chain the car runs real good during warmup. After about 2-3 blocks of driving. It seems to loose power (at times). Really chugs like only hitting on 4 cylindres. When the power come... Trouble codes: 41 (oxy sensor), 44 (thermactor inop)
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1MELM50U4V
When it is cold (both car and temp outside) The customer complains of a long crank, start then stall. The next start cycle it is okay with a slight hesistation (Almost like a carb car with no accel pump) I have not had it stall but I have observed the first ke...

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1982 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FABP4232C
Again I want say a thank you for all that reply to my request. I've go over all the suggestion and all tested good. I did finally pulled the intake off and found the gasket was not in the best of shape. Re-seal it and the cars alot better but not like new. At ...
1997 Ford Probe 2.0L solenoid pack
I was surprised first of all that I didn't get any replies. The fix was really pretty simple though. The ignition relay was bad. Thanx.
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L vac hubs VIN: 1FTZR15XXW
thanks to those who replied, the inner hub seals were leaking. replaced and all working fine now. Thanks again
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L auto headlights VIN: 1FMPU17L73
Finally have this problem cornered modules are a wonderful thing when they work when they dont they can make your life hard.To make a long story short the hec module or instrument cluster sent a bad PRNDL signal to the dsm which prevented the vsm from working,...
1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1LNLM81W3R
After replacing the MAF and cleaning the injectors, vehicle has been gone with no problems for almost two weeks now. Not sure which was the actual fix. I did find that if I killed the KAM before cold start, the cold start issues went away. So I suspect it was ... Trouble codes: P0181 (System at rich limit Bank 1 lean), P0189 (System at rich limit Bank 2 lean), P0181 (System at rich limit Bank 1 lean), P0189 (System at rich limit Bank 2 lean).
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V4S
Ladies and gentlemen I'll like to thank you for your help. Yes! the vehicle is fixed! Here is how I fixed it, After I did all the checks (posted in the first request) I said to myself it's got to be something simple. This is what I found: Scan tool readings of... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean).
1996 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Stall VIN: 4M2DV11W6T
Thanks to the Techs that responded to my request.I tried replacing the fuel pressure regulator,the vehicle ran better but still stalled and finally set a code for the MAF sensor.I installed a differant MAF sensor and cleaned the throttle body.Gave vehicle back...
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