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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTEF14N4G
Hi Everyone, I have this 86 F150 5.0 EFI in my shop with an incorrect reading on the fuel gauge. The tank is almost full, but it is reading just above E. The owner replaced the fuel pump ( in tank ), the sending unit and the tank. After he installed everythin...
1989 Ford Probe GT 2.2L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1ZVBT22L7K
im confused. car came in with surge/buck at cruise speeds. checked for codes-non found. customer replaced cap,rotor,wires and plugs. said problem got worse. i replaced the distributor do to oil leak inside cap. driving the car at cruise speeds with foot rested...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L dashboard
vehical came in with very bad viration at 70mhp. dash tries to jump out of car. customer stated that this problem started occuring all of a sudden about a week ago. upon test drive we found that it was not felt in the steering wheel. felt it somewhat in my fee...
1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.5L Cuts out VIN: 1FTJW35G35
help! this thing misses under light accelleration and is very difficult to get on the road with out flooring the throttle. it idles and revs fine in park/nuetral. I have replaced the ecm with ford reman, tps o2 sensor and put a known good coil on and map senso...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L engine harness VIN: 1FALP6537T
has anyone seen this, trying to help a freind out, the engine control harness had over heated britle and bare wires for the entire cooling system from high and low speed fan relays to everything cooling system related. after replacing fuse block and damaged ha...
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMEE11L7V
Thanks in advance for your time. This van This van, when cold will start & stall or not start at all. When it warms up a little bit it runs great. All data on the scan tool looks good except coolant temp reads 50 deg. & intake air temp reads 40 deg. after sitt...
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1LNLM91V8P
Hello fellow Techs. TOdays diagnostic dilemma comes from 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII. THe Automatic Climate Control will randomly flicker On/Off (while this happens the A/C blower motor stops blowing, I would also have to ASSUME that the A/C Compressor stops workin...
1968 Mercury cougar 302CID turn signals VIN: 8R91F50881
i have this 68 cougar and the turn signals dont work but if i power the box in the trunk it will flash i am losing power from the front and there is suposed to be a inline fuse some where under the coluum but i just cant seam to find it does anyone know anythi...

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1993 Ford Probe 2.0L 1-2 shift/ OD light flashes / code 55 VIN: 1ZVCT20A1P
The fix for this vehicle was the pcm which controls engine and trans management. The basic complaint from the customer was 'Vehicle 1-2 shift too harsh.' The trans is original and the vehicle has less than 15k miles on it. It's a '93 model and it's owned by ...
1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Cuts out, Misfire, VALVE CLATTER VIN: 1FAPP15J2P
Thanks for all the help. I beleive the main problem was the MAF sensor. Discovered the head had a couple of cracks between the vavles on cyl.s 2 & 3. put a rebuilt head on with new timing belt cam sensor and new maf sensor. The miss and cutting out is cured bu...
1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FALP53S7T
First the problem. The TCC was turning on at slow speeds and causing the car to surge. Several replies said to test DPFE and EGR for too much flow. I tested them and they were good. Some said to clean the throttle body and test the IAC and check it for codes--...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L steering VIN: 1FALP52U5T
We have the fix finally, we installed a good used GEM module and the car steers fine in all driving conditions even where it had been steering stiff before alls well customer left with car steering great!! thanks again to those with some great info.
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L moniter problem VIN: 1FTEE1422V
hi every body,the problem was pin # 55 memory circut have broken wire in the ecm side.thank for all the help i get.another happey customer
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L engine VIN: 1FTZX18W4W
Hi guys and gals, well, once again I am very impressed with this network. You guys have come through every time for me. I got 9 answers to help me. And one phone call, thanks very much for that. The way I pulled this engine was to pull the intake off, then the...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L timing chain VIN: 1FMYU24E6W
Wow 27 replies. I guess I'm the only one out there who has'nt done one of these yet and guess what I still havent. After advice from some of you the customer argued with dealer and got it covered under a re-call notice he was unaware of. I believe they just ch...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L low beams
like most of you said i replaced BOTH the fuse box and GEM.water was leaking through windshield,sealed that up also.Thanks every one.
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17WX1
Hello Group, Well, once again this site has proven it's worth! This truck is fixed with the replacement of a new coil on cyl. #7! Though I appreciate all who took the time with this and replied, I would like to thank Andrew from Tenessee. He reminded me of...
1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L engine VIN: 1L1FM81W2X
Hello and thank you for the replies. Ted, you hit it right on. The starter was the cause of the noise. A new one took care of it. As for the people who said that my noise was the cam syncronizer, you should research before offering the wrong advice. This vehic...
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L Extended crank VIN: 4M2XV11T4X
First of all THANK YOU TECHS for your replies. One of the power supply fuses for the PCM had a loose connection at the spade which was causing an extended crank. When the extended crank would happen ther was no injector pulse until you pushed down slightly on ... Trouble codes: P0325.
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