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1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L transmission slips - no drive VIN: 1FARP14J7R
i drove car on test drive for state inspection & it shifted fine & firm.pulled it into shop & inspected it.we had to repace the lower ball joint on 1 side & the inner tie rod on other side. check engine light was on,so i checked codes & found code for cam or c...
1995 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMDA5146S
this vehicle will occasionally from a stop (under about 60% throttle) bog down to the point of almost no acceleration, while the throttle is steadily being opened. at the point of WOT the vehicle shows about 3560mv. on O2s11 and O2s12. the problem is there for...
1997 Ford F-350 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDKF37G7V
# 3 cylinder miss. rough idle becouse of # 3. any help. we are pulling o2 sensors and checking back pressure,
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L convertor VIN: 2FMDA5342Y
please help ford techs, vehicle came in trans had reverse only, replace trans w/reman unit. on road test w/ reman unit tcc will engage but doesn't stay engaged sets code po741 tcc perforamce, stuck off, all trans data parameters seem ok, called trans co. gave ...
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Mechanical
This 02 mustang has a bad vibration. It vibrates all speeds and rpm. Vibrates in gear or neutral and park. It also vibrates when coasting. Vibration I don't think is driveability related. Has anyone seen the internal balance shaft timing changing or maybe a fl...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Door Locks
This vehicle has burnt up two cental security system modules. The part of the module that burns up is the door lock acctuator output. Upon opening the module you can see the circuit is burned open. I have checked all lock acctuator amperage draw but can not fi...

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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMDA5145S
I want to thank everyone that responded to my help request, it was very helpful. The problem was pinned down to either the constant control relay module or the pcm. Since the van is usable he has decided to not have repaired at this time. I recommended replaci... Trouble codes: P1407 (egr system), P1131 (front 02 sensor lean), P1151 (front 02 sensor lean).
1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X8W
Thank you to all 6 respondents. I actually fixed this vehicle after posting it and before reading responses. Shame on me, but I started over again at ground zero. First thing checked was firing order and proper ignition cable routing. When I did the plugs and ... Trouble codes: P0308.
2002 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L suspension control VIN: 1FMPU18L62
It has been two weeks since i released this vehicle and it hasnt been back since. I received no useful information on the 1917 code. the light has not come on so i now know not to worry about a 1917 code. since the 1725 hasnt returned i can only surmise that t...
1998 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L brakes VIN: 4M2ZU52P3W
The delay to the fix was to assure the problem was solved. Sorry for not stating that the noise came from the front brakes and the vehicle was a 2 wheel drive. We rechecked items as suggested in the responses that were applicable to no availe. I decided to rem...
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