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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FTDFI5N7H
please help.w/spout disconnected,injector pulse & spark are present.vehicle starts. disconnect spout,no injector pulse.
1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Injectors
I was hoping that all you ford guys would be able to help me out. I'm working on a 92 ford taurus sho 3.0dohc engine and need to reseal the injectors. I tried to get the seals and or seal kit from our local ford dealer. They said the seals were no longer avail...
1992 Ford 8000 Cabover 7.8L converter VIN: 1FDYH85A2N
Stuck in the middle and trying to find out what the torqeconverter stall rpm should be with a 6 cylinder deisel turbo ford, alison trany. The hydralics on this unit are not working at the lower rpms [1200]. Had the trany done last summer [due to total failure]...
1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L fuel in coolant
after 20 mile drive diesel fuel found in coolant resevoir, approximately 2 cups each drive, not a diesel tech in shop, looking for ideas
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L Piston & plug VIN: 1FDXE47S6X
Would like to know if there are any TSB concerning carbon build up in the 6.8L engines? If not thank you very much.
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L drive shift VIN: 2FMZA5142X
When shifting from neutral to drive, or drive to neutral a harsh clunk is felt. But when shifted to reverse from neutral it is smooth. The engine rpms go from 850 in neutral to 700 to in drive or reverse.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5324Y
Well here it is, This vehicle came in with a c.e.l., found code po402 excessive e.g.r. flow and po174b bank 2 too lean. found ruptured p.c.v. hose. replaced hose and valve. cleared codes. car was gone for 2-3 weeks. cust returned with c.e.l. and idle surge. w... Trouble codes: P0402
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTRX17W4Y
This vehicle runs perfect except once in a great while (happened 2 times with customer driving when I was with him and once with me) the engine will hesitate when accelerating from a stop and has actually died. It will surge severly sometimes when this happens...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMZU77E81
Hi all got a stumper here cold start this truck fires up fine runs for 10 sec then stumblels sumtimes will stall but most times it will just hunt up & down almost stalling after about 1 min it smothes out runs fine for the rest of the day no codes in system we...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FMRU15W31
Hey there folks, hoping someone has been here before. Our customer states that while stoped on an incline the vehicle will stall, when the vehicle is rolled back to a flat area it will start up just fine. This occurs with as much as 1/4 tank of fuel showing on...
1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L engine VIN: IMELM65LIV
Hi Folks,got a mystique here with a problem,came in with the complaint of overheating.Customer had the waterpump replaced,drove a few hundred miles and that was when the problem showed up.He removed the t-stat,and when that didnt work he brought it to me.I sco...

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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L vss VIN: 1FALP65L5T
Local Mercury Dealership service advisor was cooperative about FS letter covering wire harness degradation of insulation on engine harness. Customer took to them, NOT the Ford dealer for warranty replacement of harness. All was well once replaced. Quite a labo...
1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP4448V
well guys thanks for the support and taking time to help. firstly i found out that a pats failure can infact let the vehicle start and then after one second shut down the injectors. as suggested i did the systems checks. checked power and grounds at pcm, data ... Trouble codes: U1451.
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L no communication with modules VIN: 2FMZA50401
Sorry guys, the customer took the vehicle and was suppose to return it and never did. I'm pretty sure it did indeed have damaged electrical somewhere, it's just a matter of finding it. Anyways, thanks to all who tried to help.
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