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1990 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10TOL
This 90 model ford ranger is stalling when cold 2-3 times as it is warming up.I have cleaned the throttle body and idle speed motor.When it stalls it acts as if you turned the key off.It also acts as if it is too lean.Even when it reaches normal operating temp... Trouble codes: 11 (System pass)
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15N5N
Hello everyone and happy holidays, I have this Ford F-150 that will just not start. Customer went out in the morning and it would'nt start. Thought maybe just frozen gas line so had it towed to us. This is not the case. Checked for spark - ok. Fuel pressure a...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Stalling on start up VIN: 1FTEX14NXS
This vehicle came to me after two other shops tried. Customer complaint is that the vehicle will stall after start up. Possible rough idle before stalling. Not at all times for the rough idle. Stepping on the accelerator and coming back to idle will not clear ...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMYU24E6W
start fine but stall and runs rough for short time after cold start once started warm up run fine rest of day replace iac valve cleaned mass sensor run smoke test on intake had alitte smoke out of injecter holes and holes in egr valve Trouble codes: P0455, P0174
1999 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire VIN: B676791149
HI TECH : I GOT THIS PICK -UP IN THE SHOP ,CAME in with these two codes ,i change the egr sensor and the van work find now the van is back again and code p1000 is stored again .does any one have any info on this code or any diagrams or reading material .is th... Trouble codes: P0401 (p1000-), P1000
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L trans or transfer case VIN: 1FMDU73W92
Customer stated he was driving at 25MPH and the speedo was reading near 100MPH with a grinding or vibrating. It was taken to a repair facility where the technician stated that the vehicle was stuck in 4X4 low. The 4X4 Module and the Shift Motor were replaced. ...

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1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FACP44M3M
Thanks to all who responded, we took the advise we received from all but none of that fixed it. We were able to determine that we had a voltage drop at the ignition coil. We traced it to a bad fusible link making a intermittent connection (someone had pierced ...
1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10AXP
FIxed but not fixed :) ... First of all..Thanks to all who responded to this problem. Most of the replies thought the MAF sensor would be the did I. Its not the MAF. Tried known good sensor and no change. One or two people suggested something in t...
1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L spark plugs VIN: 1FTEF14Y2P
Tried all suggestions offered and still no solution,but all injectors are firing at the same time.Appriciate the help everyone has offered .Trying to figure out why all the injectors are firing at the same time.Thanks again Lloyd
1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Forward and Reverse VIN: 1FALP52U5R
Hello, This taurus is fixed (again) and I hope I never see the piece of crud again. Several of you gave valuable information. Joe [...] had it exactly right. I put the new sprag in backwards. Turns out that the failsafe gear in the AX4S is actually 3rd, no...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMZU77E81
thanks all the fix for this truck was new upper intake plenum gaskets we did not have to go deeper to the intake not a bad job at all. thanks all very much
2002 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, P0357 VIN: 1FMFU18L82
Thanks again to our network of knowlageble members! The problem was found in the wiring harness as it passed behind the intake manifold. The harness was rubbing on the head of the bolt in the corner of the intake manifold at #8 cylinder drivers side fire wal... Trouble codes: P0357 (cylinder 7 circuit fault).
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