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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X1S
Customer complaint: At times after a 20 minute drive, customer goes into a store, comes out and vehicle will run very poorly and die. Sometimes it will clean up and sometimes it will die and not restart. Afer vehicle sets for maybe 30 minutes to an hour it sta...
1995 Ford F800 5.9L engine crankcase pressure VIN: 1FDNF80C3S
This F800 Boom Truck came into our shop about a month ago for a severe oil leak at the inner timing gear case/cover. The engine is a 5.9B Cummins much like those used in the Dodge Ram truck up to 98. The common problem was the cracked gear case, so we replaced...
1996 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDLF47F6S
We Replaced The IPR Valve And The Processor. It Still Comes Up With The Code For High ICP Pressure, Then Goes Into Limp Mode. Got Any Ideas? Trouble codes: P1281 (Excessive ICP Pressure)
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FALP52UOV
97 taurus towed in from parking lot with a no crank condition. There is no power going to the starter solinoid. I checked all fuses ok. If I jump the red and lt blue wire coming from the ignition switch the starter will turn. I installed a new switch no Luck. ...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L 2-3 shift VIN: 2FTRX08L0W
Vehicle came in because in would only shift from 1-2 and even then harshly. replaced the TRSW(inhibitor)with no lock. If you back you ease off the excellerator it will go into 2 much softer and will even go into 3 at about 2500-3000 RPM but thats it no further...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP7IW6X
good afternoon fellow techs. this police car has the ses light on w/ p0135, p0141, p0155 codes. the police garage put 4 new oxygen sensors in tyring to cure this problem. the car has also been to at least 1 other shop before it landed here. the list of parts t... Trouble codes: P0135 (b1s1 circuit), P0141 (b1s1 heater circuit), P0155 (b2s1 heater circuit)
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L cab VIN: 1FTNW21F2X
hello, i have a clunk or bumping coming from under the drivers floor. this truck was a repairable which doesnt help any. but, as you drive this truck down the road there is a light clunk in the floor. you can feel it with your feet. but on the passanger side t...

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1970 Ford c600 330CID brake lights VIN: C61DVH4072
hi group found that thisting had some wiring work done to it at on time, the way it was wired i was getting feedback on the signal ckt, with the relay unplugged i had a signal from brake switch, relay plugged in had power all times, traced wiring back down to ...
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHF25G6K
Thank you to all for your help with this problem. We recieved much information about the air charge temp sensor. However our problem was the fuel pressure regulator. We had a miscomunication in the shop and this caused us loss of many man hours on a fairly sim...
1992 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAPP13J6N
this little beastie needed brain surgery the signal line for the o2 sensor in the e.c.m. was dead. replace ecm and all is well. by the way we did rr the o2 that the consumer had bought from our 'good friends' at autozone. before we replaced the ecm Trouble codes: 172 (lean mixture).
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on, tps VIN: 1FTEX15N1S
Done - TPS TPS had nice smooth arch on scope with KOEO, but looked like a ly detector paper with KOER. Scanner showed .5v 1.3v .52v 2.1v all w/o touching the pedal... At KOEO showed .52v... Refrence voltage was smooth whether the eng was running or not. Checke... Trouble codes: 412 (can not raise rpm), 121 (closed tps out of range), 411 (rpm out of spec - curb idle), 225 (no knock sensor signal during KOER), 125 (tps volts low/AP IVSS disagree), 122 (tps signal too low).
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Heater Core VIN: 2FTDX08W4V
I replaced the heater core with a new Ford core (warranty). I also clamped an auxiliary ground to one of the tubes and ran it through the firewall and grounded it in the engine compartment. Time will tell.
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEN15L2Y
Thanks to all of you that replied, the cause of the problem was broken valve springs. Trouble codes: P1158 (ho2 rich).
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L pdl/radio/dome/traction/doorajar bulb
Hi again guy's,This is fixed w/a 'vehicle security module'=controls PDLocks/keyless/dash ajar lite/dome,of course. Only $41?!,It had to be programmed,download build data from old 1,and upload into new,Also had to program the remotes w/the ol'cycle the key 8 ti...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXW46F93
I would like to thank everyone that replied to this vehicle; but the owner of the truck took it back and we have yet to hear from him on what has happened with it. He is very hard to get hold of.I wish I had more information to share; but at this point I will ...
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