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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L high gear shift VIN: 3FASP13J4S
This car shift good into all gears - when you turn the headlights on it takes off in second gear and will stay in second - when driving in high gear and turn the headlights on it will down shift and stay there, you can turn the lights off and it will shift up ...
1996 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L ABS System VIN: 2FALP74W9T
Hello Fellow Techs. Todays question comes from an ABS system on a 1996 Ford Crown Victoria that originally came in for the ABS light coming on. When I scanned the ABS system the "ABS light" was not on, but a code was stored in the memory. Code C1095- Hydraulic...
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L compressor VIN: 1FALP6530V
when ever the a/c is turn on the engine has a bad vibration feels like it's coming from the ac compressor you can even feel and see it in the steering wheel I my self think it's a motor mount all sensors check out good obd light not coming on car came from a u...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Fuel Smell VIN: 2FMZA5145X
I've been working on this vehicle for some time now. When the vehicle is first started a gas smell is coming from the vents. The smell goes away but will come back once in awhile. I've checked the vehicle from top to bottom and can find anything that would cau...
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L engine VIN: 1FDSE35S8Y
This Ford motorhome has two distinct noises when started up cold. One can be heard at oil pan for all of about 10-20 seconds, and is certainly similar to rod knock, a lower pitched sound. The other noise is more of a ticking sound on the right side of engine, ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F4Y
No start cold, Starts good when warmed up. Truck has the Glow plug control module (NO RELAY) Its aprox. 42* F during tests. When it does begin to start, it sounds like it will fire on one cyl. then more, then start. No current codes. Scan data during no start ...
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L stumble/hesitation VIN: 1FAFP5SU5Y
Hello everyone.This car i have acquired from another shop who after 2 weeks could not figure out what was causing this problem.The stumble or hesitation only happens on heavy acceleration getting on to x-way,i was told.During my test drive i found that i could...

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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L exhaust leak VIN: 1FTHX26G1S
Thanks for the responses-we got this vehicle back in and did the repairs. After extracting the broken studs, surfacing the manifolds, and reassembly, we installed a dual flowmaster system with dual cats and 2 1/2 inch pipes all the way back. It sounds good and...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHX26G9V
Vehicle apparantly not worth fixing to the customers, all the mud and manglement of the wires prove to be a great undertaking. customer decided that this farm vehicle will best be served as a parts donar.
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Rear Brakes VIN: 1FDAF57F2X
Master was not the problem. Rod coming into master had no play. So pressure was instant. Installed a washer between master and hyrdoboost. Next time truck comes in well be changing the hydroboost.
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Hard to fill gastank VIN: 1FTZR15V1Y
I had 13 replies, and most were on the right track, we took the filler neck out of the tank, it has ascreen on the bottom. This screen was covered with black silky material. We cleaned the screen and could not really save any of the material, it just desolved....
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24LO2
I thought I missed something. When 1st Technician did pinpoint test, he only checked continuity of both heater wires and the signal wire. He assumed that the signal return was ok because it was shared with 6 other sensors, and told me the wiring was ok. The sp... Trouble codes: P1151 (H2OS 2/1 not switching from lean).
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