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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTEF14Y9L
Dear droup, I am having a heck of a time with this truck.While performing a major tune-up on this truck,customer asked me to look into a problem he was having. Upon first start in the morning the vehicle would start and idle would flare up normally then die....
1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L oil pressure VIN: 2FACP74W1N
Vehicle came in with coolant in oil. we replaced head gaskets and all freeze plugs, and sent heads to machine shop. New stem seals, new gaskets. now oil light comes on during idle or driving. pressure is at 5 psi at idle. i dont know if the light came on befor...
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FBJS31HXP
This is the stereotypical nightmare vehicle, was shipped in from Honduras where it has been worked on unsucessfully by the natives. They flew a guy in from the mainland who works for Ford and he stated it needed it a PCM, the owner of the vehicle wants to know...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L valve train VIN: 1FTYR10V4X
Is anyone aware of a specific problem with lifter noise on these motors. After a 6+ hour soak, this engine has severe upper engine noise accompanied by a slight miss (no codes stored)that now continues for approximately 4-5 minutes, slowly subsiding and going ...
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24LO2
Hello gentlemen it's been extremely busy and this is probably my 15th drivability problem in 5 days. I'm probably overlooking something super simple but a second or third opinion always helps. (or more) The van came in with ses light on. Perform koeo, koer, a... Trouble codes: P1151 (H2OS 2/1 not switching from lean)
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNHM97V8X
The customer states that intermittently (mostly after sitting overnight) the vehicle stalls after starting unless throttle is applied. Also, 3 times a service traction control light has been present which the customer cleared using the reset button. The custom... Trouble codes: U1051 (SCP Invalid or Missing Data for Brakes), U1043 (SCP Invalid or Missing Data for Traction Control), B1201 (Fuel Sender Dircuit Failure)

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L a.b.s. lamp VIN: 1FMDU323X2
I found more info on mitchell on demand which gave me voltage checks at the rabs module. the tests are very specific on red light off & and yellow light on the voltage check proved the rabs module needed replacement. after replacement now red brake light self ...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U0T
Thanks to all who replied. Sent customer to have ecm reflashed and problem has not resurfaced, as of yet . Thanks
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Upper engine noise VIN: 2FMZA5147Y
By an popular reply and thanks to all that replied, the noise that sounds like a rod knock at the very top of the motor is a broken baffle plate in upper intake plenum. (laugh) Looks like I am the last one to find out this this problem. Ford has a updated Uppe...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L TCC Lockup VIN: 1LNEM97V9W
Well I hope we got it, after extensive road testing, watching scanner! My Tcc% would go up to 100% while the TCC Mact would drop to 0 or 1 or 2. This is the way it should work maybe a sticking valve was the culprit and just needed more road driving or drive cy...
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