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1992 Ford Escort 1.8L crankshaft
This car was towed in for no start. Owner said it stopped suddenly while pulling out into traffic. Between the first and second gear shift the engine suddenly quit running. After checking for fuel pressure(good) and a broken belt (fairly new), cranking the mot...
1995 Ford F-350 Eddie Bauer 4.9L blown #15 fuse VIN: 1FDKF37G7S
This truck has come in with the ABS light on. The only code is #16-all clear. Checking fuses the KAM fuse #15 is blown. It supplies power to the ABS module.We have good continuity between the fuse and the module. Replace the fuse and everythig is fine for a fe...
1995 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTCR1OU8S
The gas gauge stays on Empty. If you disconnect the plug at the fuel pump, it registers full. Tried new slosh module, new sending unit, new gauge cluster, checked the circuit board on the cluster, did Continuity tests between the sending unit and the cluster, ...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L overdrive light flashing/speedometer bouncing VIN: 1FTEF15N4S
Hello and thanks In advance from any transmission techs for any help. I have a F150 I am working on tomorrow that the overdrive light Is flashing and the speedometer is bouncing around like a binding old speedometer cable would. I got a error code for converte...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L p1000 VIN: 2FMDA5148T
hi group,maybe someone has seen this before and can tell me what iam missing,this van came in with the cel light on and code p0133 for o2 bank one sensor one slow to respond.test sensor and replaced with all that seems to be ok but the van will ... Trouble codes: P0133, P1000
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTEX14H1T
probmlem exists after vehicle sits under sun after several hours. will restart after sun sets and outside temp. cools.
2002 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMNU41S62
customer picked up vehicle & drove approx. 18 miles ses light came back on, same fault code p0722: oss intermitten signal loss. after test driveing for awhile we noticed that at idle the engine will stall. it starts right back up but the code will set after th... Trouble codes: 0722 (output shaft speed sensor int. loss of signal)
2004 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L battery VIN: 3FAFP37364
Thanx in advance guys for your help. This customer is experiencing excessive parasitic draw on the battery at rest and is left with a dead battery in about a week and a half.The dealer says there is no excessive draw and reports it to be about 1 ma, we all kno...
1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L heat door VIN: 1LNLM81W5P
The customer complaint on 1993 Linc Town Car is that she can drive car,stop and shut her car off. When she starts the car the door goes over to hot and she can not get it to go back to cold. She turns the car off and start it several times and it will start wo...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF15Y4T
Have had no luck with this truck even with new computer.I'm looking for a used wiring harrnes if truck goes away I will send out a fix. Thanks to all that replyed.
1996 Ford Escort 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FA5P15J8T
Thanks for all the advise I recieved about this problem. I did replace the EGRV to no avail. I rechecked the signal, ref, and ground at the conection since I was told that the dfpe was replaced twice so I had to look elsewhere for the problem. The sig to the p... Trouble codes: 402 (excessive egr flow).
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56F0Y
sorry for the delay i forgot i just updated and did not close the help request the injectors fixed the problem as we figured in the update. dieselman nailed it...what a shock. the injectors buzzed very weak and once replaced the truck cranked right up without ...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L gas in deisel VIN: 1FTSW31F52
Thanks to all who helped out, some of you were able to just flush the tank and fuel filter and have it run fine. This one however did cause damage to the injectors. Thanks to John from Ontario, Dennis from Colorado and Mark from Texas who gave some very good d...
1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L water pump VIN: 1MELM65L1T
Hi folks, thanks for all of your replies. Most of the responses that I received all had to do with comtaminants in the coolant...some people suggested dirt, but some people told me of bits of the original impeller in the coolant. We replaced the pump again, lu...
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