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1984 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FABP46F8E
Guzzles gas at all times. Intermittently stalls when turning left from a full stop, then is very hard to start. Then, it does not want to accelerate, but eventually takes off.
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTHF26H7K
Hello group, This truck is starting to kick me in the butt. This truck was recently purchased by the customer knowing it had this problem. Previous owners had put a used engine in it. Supposivelly, this problem started after putting in the engine. There were ...
1995 Ford Contour SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP67L5S
Hi all you Ford techs, hope you can help me on this one. We had this vehicle in two months ago and diagnosed clock spring and DPFE. Customer brought car in yesterday to replace as diagnosed. My tech replaced without rechecking for codes. He replaced clock spri... Trouble codes: 539 (accs input to pcm)
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L front differential VIN: 1FMFU18LXV
oil leaks from front diff vent tube.
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Master cylinder? VIN: 1FDEE14L7V
Hello everyone, I have this van that the customer states intermittantly when he applies the brakes, the pedal feels solid. If he lets up off the pedal and then reapply the brakes, the pedal goes to the floor without stopping the van?? It acts like a fluid volu...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Drive-axles VIN: 1FMZU63E4Y
Thanks for taking the time to read this post. Any help will be appreciated. This 2000 Explorer is not a four wheel drive vehicle, but we are getting a code C1102 which refers to "G" switch circuit failure and turns the light on. The circuits have been checked ...
2001 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FD5534FX1
this veh dies at idle intermittantly of course , with the scanner hooked up you can see most of the perameters jump dramaticly , like the rpm will read 27000 rpm and other sensor readings do the same . then return to normal . this happens about 20 to 30 second... Trouble codes: P0344, P0340, P1105, P1106
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FDAF56P24
This truck is a 550 superduty,it has a 5R110W trans and came in with low trans fluid and had quit moving. We refilled the trans and tested it and it drove ok but it only had 3 shifts or 4 speeds,we took it to the local ford dealer to check the codes as our tes...

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1986 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FTHF2611G
Most replies said to start with checking return fuel for flow without bubbles. Then check supply fuel. I found that there was no return fuel at all. Just an occasional drop. Fuel supply to pump was good. About 8 psi & free of air bubbles. Based on this, I opte...
1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1FALP4043R
too many hands on this car before we got it. most of you suggested problems with the crank sensor/ reluctor. i did double check it up close but the waveform always looked good. went back to basics as someone suggested and found open coil for 3 and 4, which is ...
1995 Ford Explorer Expedition 4.0L power windows VIN: 1FMCU24X7S
I was unable to locate an ID for all the relays in the relay module. I ordered a new accesory delay relay for testing purposes and found this relay to be the only one that was the large size. Replaced relay and all functions are normal now. Proved to my boss b...
1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W2S
i replaced the maf. the new one that was installed by another shop was defective.. Trouble codes: P0102.
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14H8T
Thanks very much for the replies. I did check the grounds and wiring to the PCM and as several of you suggested the PCM was at fault. I replaced with factory PCM and system is great now. test drive to relearn monitors and emission passed. Thanks again for th... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155.
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53241
Thanks, to all who replied. This turned out to be a flex fuel module located behind the radio. Trouble codes: P0460 (Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Fault F086).
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1MELM62W5S
Most replies were to check the valve springs and that is what it was. The exhaust valve spring was broken but we had to crank the engine over while watching it because at times it did not look broken. OTC makes an on the car spring tool which we got and replac...
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