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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L rabs VIN: 1FTHF25H5K
hello every one , my problem is that i cant find this orn/black wire to ground out so i can get codes out of modual , my snap-on mt2500 says it should be located behind glove box ,but i dont see it ,can any one tell me were it might be found .and my mt 2500 fi...
1993 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAPP64RZP
Dear fellow techs: This Super Coupe has been super problems for the owner ever since he has owned it. A big shop in a larger town in the area worked on it 4 times in 2002, and once in 2003; all driveabiltiy problems. It came to me with the complaints that is s... Trouble codes: 341 (octane bar out it is), 176 (O/2 not switching lean), 212 (no tach input to computer), 214 (CID cam sensor fault)
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, OBD2 OUTPUT VIN: 1FTEE1421V
this is a fleet van driven daily came in for emissions failure with mil on. i have no power into the obd2 conector and no power from computer. i know my emissions faliure is due to clogged cats, but is their any further tests i can do before i slam in a comput...
2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FAFP3433Y
My customer complains of overheating when in traffic only. Gets buried in the red.When moving, the vehicle does fine. I saw this as a classic fan problem. What muddied the waters was her story of being run off the road onto the median in a snow storm in Minne...

Fixes & Summaries for Ford
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1995 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3FALP663XS
Some folks commented about maybe the valve was being opened too far, possibly not designed to be run full open, making sure the filter in the solenoid was not stopped up, one told me too check the fuel pump, (obviously he did not read the post)one told me to c...
1997 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L abs motor VIN: IFNDU35P2U
well everyone that said rust under sensors was right on the money thanks to everyone i saved alot of time. i might have spotted it if i had done the work but my more untrained techs replaced them. they just do as they are told sometimes. you all know how hard ...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 6.8L cam chains VIN: 1FMHE3158V
took advise of iatn and junked head, aligned with self painted links and problem solved, also found info in tech data learning to use iatn better thank for the help.
2002 Ford Focus Street 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAHP383X2
thank you for all the replies- Ralph from Alberta was right in saying the muffler was frozen- focus went back to the dealer for there update- thanks again to everyone that tryed to help-
1992 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Warning Buzzer VIN: 1LNLM9741N
I removed kick plate, and dash panels and cluster. unplugged, found right hand side circuit board was partially unplugged, cleaned up and reinstalled, (also replaced half a dozen blown bulbs) put everything back together, customer states buzzer has not gone of...
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