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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Rolling Idle VIN: 1FALP57U8R
Hi all, engine idle varies between 400 & 900, with occasional stall...in Park or Neutral, when put in gear engine will either stall (not often) or more often than not idle smoothly and stable. KOEO continous code is 639 for the tss (vss works fine), scan data ... Trouble codes: P0639, P0412
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Crankshaft & Bearings VIN: 2FMDA514XS
This one is a puzzler. Vehicle came in with complaint of coolant loss, Could smell coolant around engine compartment. We found coolant leaking from timing cover gasket on the back side. We went thru normal tests, test drive, verified that headgaskets were ok...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L intake leaking VIN: 1FTDF1725V
will not turn over, pulled plugs collent in cly. pulled intake , gasket bad but still wont turn over, PULLED STARTED IT DROVE IT IN THEN IT WOUDNT TURN OVER
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1FTZR15XXX
Good evening techs I got a trans problem thats kicking my butt. Customer had Jasper trans installed 3000 miles ago and had a terrible 1-2 shift After talking to jasper support they suggested replacing unit, which we did. Now it has a sloppy 1-2 shift, worse t...
2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L oil system VIN: 1FDXE45F4Y
truck has long crank and some times after sitting for a while will no start . no problem with glow plug system i think that it is in the oil system. retrieve dtc p1212 and preform pinpiont test and come up with a bad icp sensor replaced sensor and changed oil ...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14C9Y
this vehicle is setting a po340 cam position ckt malfunction.we installed new oem sensor same problem.tested wave form with vantage looks ok.if we clear the code and road test,code will not reset.if vehicle is shut off for 10 min and restarted will reset again... Trouble codes: P0340
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Noise VIN: 1FMZU74E72
Greetings from South East Missouri! This vehicle has what I would describe as a slight rattling noise under hard acceleration. If the radio is on the noise might not be heard. Do not notice it to much in low gear or reverse but second and third gears it can b...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L speeod VIN: 2FAFP71W53
I need the help of IATN. I have this Sheriff's Dept vehicle that the speedo jumps from 0 to 50 MPH and the vehicle is in park. It also will do it driving down the road. Checked the VSS reading with scanner and it is steady and correct. I checked the radios and...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L hard start VIN: 1FMFU18L23
hello techs, i have a 2003 expedition, intermedently it has long cranking times before start up. does not matter if is cold or hot. sometimes it could go a couple days before acting up. never had it happen to me, but its a good friends truck. he says it cranks...

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1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDEE14NOL
teem i would like to thank all of you that replied. i checked all of the grds.and found all checked out ok. i wiggled the wires comming out of the processer and finally got a ground on # 2 pin on the self test connecter. my scanner still would't communicate ...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34X3S
I went back and retraced my steps and found a bad connector on # 5 injector. Thank you to every one who responded
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4047X
thanks steven and abel point to me recheck pump. i did notice pump did not have enough flow. i remove pump and disassemble found dirt and water in it. replaced new all is well. i would say pump location is not a good spot in front of right front wheel bell cov... Trouble codes: P0411 (secondary low air flow detected).
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Over Drive VIN: 1FM2ZU72E4
Sorry for the confusion with my origanal post.It should of read with the exception of no converter lockup trans works and shifts well.We installed a new converter and solenoid pack and still had the same problem. We decided we should drop the valve body and in...
1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L No Start VIN: IMEFM66L7X
All my replies were the same. This car has PATS (passive antilock security). If you change the pcm you must have it programed to the security systen with a ford scanner. the customer has picked up the car and taking it to the dealer. I would like to thank thes...
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