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1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start, NO SPARK VIN: 1FTCR10A7P
came to me with a dead battery and a no spark condition. koeo shows code 111(no codes battery was removed by customer) customer states that truck has been stalling after long warmup for several weeks, but no mil light, then wouldn't start. no spark on any plug...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMDU34X6R
I hope you will all forgive the long post: this truck came in with a poor idle quality. koeo, koer, and cont codes all clear. when running through the tests could see the voltage in the dpfe sensor moving. I also went through the grounds, they looked good. whe...
1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FALP62W4S
This car was towed in last week after having sat in the customers yard for over one year. The problem is a no start that existed before they parked it in their yard. Now after that amount of time they've decided to get it fixed and smogged. What I've found so ... Trouble codes: P1000
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE37F0W
this one is driving us nuts!!! what we have is a rough running motor at idle but smooths out at higher rpm then intermitantly it will start to run extremly rough and blowing a lot of smoke out the tail pipe. the after a couple of minutes it will settle down an...
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L convertor VIN: 2FMDA5341Y
A few weeks ago my wife's friend brought me this Windstar. Her complaint was a "surge". During a roadtest I noticed that when the T/C locked the van surged abruptly 3 to 4 times (a 300 to 400 rpm drop) The fluid wasn't the cleanest so I suggested a flush. No h...
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L door locks VIN: 1LNLM91V7P
Thanks for your time. This Lincoln is equiped with remote/keyless entry, and a factory alarm. The door locks will not actuate when the switch is depressed. The switches tested ok. The alarm will sound after shutting the unlocked doors (after apprx. 30 seconds)...

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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Surge VIN: 1FAFP444X2
Randy helped nail the coffin shut on this one. Fuel Pump Module was the problem. In tank module that is. The pump must not have had a steady volume or pressure problem causing the pcm to keep overcompensating fuel demand which made the pressure pulse up and do...
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