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1990 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.3L Fuel leak VIN: 1FDKE37M1L
Truck came in with fuel injector line leaking. We replaced the leaky line. Came back with another line leaking, we replaced all the lines. Came back with another line leaking, we replaced the bad line and installed new line brackets. Came back again today with...
1993 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L alternator VIN: 1FALP534XP
to all ford people out there,i have this taurus that was in a small accident resulting in a broken rear tail light that was replaced ,soon after the battery went,i assume there was a short somewhere because i found a relay behind the battery that had its plug ...
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L oil pressure VIN: 1FTDX1721V
This is an oil pressure problem. I Recently replaced a long block in this 97 4.2L ford PU. before installing the timing cover, I primed the oil pump with assy. lube and the filter with oil. With the cover installed, i extended and used an old OP. drive shaft a...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L engine VIN: 1FTZX18W4W
My question is this, is there a special tool to pull this engine out with?? I have the used engine sitting in my shop and everything is aluminum, and no bolts seem big enough for a guy to use them to bear the weight of the engine without pulling it apart. So, ...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Torque Converter VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
Hello all, We had this car last week and put in a fuel pump, spark plugs and 2 coils. It came in with a buck/miss concern and an engine light. Scanned with NGS and had PO302 and PO303. Checked fuel pressure was low. Replaced fuel pump, spark plugs and #2 and ...

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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34E5X
thanks to all of you for your great help, most of you were right, there was a vacuum leak at lower intake manifold wich we found by smoke testing when cold as many of you suggested. there is a tsb related to this problem and apparently there is also info in th...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L battery light VIN: 1FMYV041XK
A fellow iatn member called me the next day and sugested that the light I was seeing was a coolant light. So I rechecked the vehicle and found indeed it was a low coolant light. I topped off the coolant bottle and the light has been ever since. thanks to all...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
Hell again guys. I couldn't post any updated info since the IATN system only allows you to do that once. I have checked fuel pump, pressure, ohmed coil packs, checked grounds, VPWR voltage, ref. voltages, cam sensor, check iac and air inlet tube. MAF baro is o...
1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1MELM6240R
Thanks for the replies. Even though I had inspected and cleaned the MAF twice, you guys said to replace it. I don't normally just through parts at a vehicle so I tripple checked the MAF readings at various RPMs. All readings fell into the normal range. As a la... Trouble codes: 171 (rich bank 1), 173 (rich bank 2).
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1ZWFT61L3Y
Sorry it took so long replying.I found trough all my tests the only thing left was the ecm. The problem was there were only three in the country. So when the first one arrived the computer was broken. Which in turn i had to wait annother week,but finally it sh...
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