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1992 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15X5N
Hello all. The truck will turn over about 10 revolutions while cold,then kick back against the starter,or back fire through the intake. It then starts and runs fine. It will then restart perfectly until its allowed to cool off.We have tested all wires to and f...
1994 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Transmission / drivetrain
Upon initial acceleration there is one (1) thump, have checked u-joints, engine mounts; all good. No maintenacne repairs performed on any related system, customer noted condition since buying truck (2years), Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.
1997 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFE2428V
Customer bought vehicle state side and brought it to island in January, within a month engine light came on replaced the o2 sensor then, the customer informed us that it came back on but needed the vehicle. two months ago he complained of a slight miss but kep... Trouble codes: 1512 (imrc), 1513 (imrc)
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU34E5V
help! I have got a really wierd one here. when you first start the engine it will idle fine till a few seconds and then it will start idling rough and surging. when it goes in closed loop the lftrim 2 goes to -25 and the sftrim 2 goes to -23. the lftrim 1 goes...
2002 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L starter VIN: 2FAFP74W72
Hi gang,this crown vic has come-back 3rd time for intermittent no-crank under certain conditions,After started cold in a.m.{or sitting 4-5 hours},and driven 5 miles/shut-off,go in a convenience store,come back to car,Will not crank,sometimes as long as an hour...
1998 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L engine VIN: 1LNFM82WXW
perform winterize, which included lube oil and filter. tech ran vehicle, perform avr test, shut vehicle off. tech put equipment away, went to bring vehicle out of shop vehicle would not crank. oil level was ok, removed serpintine belt vehicle still would not c...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L steering system VIN: 1MEFM53S4X
Good Afternoon We have the above listed Sable. The rack and pinion was replaced at another shop. We got it with the steering very hard to turn. We checked out pump and hoses and then changed the rack again. Same problem. Only then do we realize that the valve...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1992 Ford Aerostar XL 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMDA11U8N
hi group,this one is seems that the water got into the injectors. the fix was to clean the injectors with the 3m system by pluging the return line and starting the van till it ran on the fuel injection cleaner.thanks for all the replys and happy holid...
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L door locks VIN: 1FMSU43F4Y
Replaced all five lock actuators to fix the problem. Thanks to all who replied hard to believe they were all bad at the same time Thanks again
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