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1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 2FACP74FMX
We just put a used transmission in this car. The orginial transmission had 1st only and a missing bushing at the TV cable. The used replacement has a good 1-2 and 2-3 shift. The 3-4 shift comes in late at about 42 Mph under light to moderate throttle and abou...
1996 Ford Bronco XL 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15H2L
Hello all, I have a Bronco here I'm having some trouble diagnosing. The only complaint is the check engine light stays on. There is no driveability problem associated with the complaint. Codes P1351 and P1359 were stored in memory. I checked to make sure the s... Trouble codes: P1351 (idm input ckt fault), P1359 (spark output ckt fault)
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L engine white smokes VIN: 1F1JW35FOV
Engine will tack up to about 2200 RPM then starts white smoking (fuel smoke, not steam) and smothering down then will no go any higher for a long time ( 30 to 40 seconds or more ) hot or cold. When test driving it will do the same thing in first and second gea...
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-150 Econoline 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRE1W6YH
My friend and customer has mentioned to me that this van will miss at cruise RPM's, on a slight pull, intermittantly. I thought that he may be describing a lock up torque converter problem ,but upon driving the van , I don't think so. I've checked for computer...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L gem VIN: 1FMRV1665Y
Good Morning We have this 2000 Ford Expedition that has no w/wipers,mno left front power window and no courtesy light operation. We are fairly certain that the Generic Electronic Module(GEM) is at fault. We checked the powers and grounds to it. Also it smells...
1985 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L burns rich fuel VIN: 1LNBP98F6G
this town car has been a can of worms,see repair history. in breif,the car was towed to my shop,basically a jigsaw puzzle,the customers concern was it smoked alot,the customer had different weekend warriors look at the car as time whent by,many parts were repl...
1988 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L door locks VIN: 1LNBM82FJ6
fellow linc technicians i need help is there a code i can use to get the door locks open in my 1988 linc town car i just bought the car the doors will not open with the key i need the combination are a way to reset the combination please help

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1990 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L hard start VIN: 1FMCU14TXL
the vehicle works but really is not fixed.i got a new cts and let it sit outside and then ck the resistance readings of both of them, there was about 4 ohms difference so i replaced it. the problem was still there. let truck sit overnight and gave it a shot of...
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5346Y
i wish i could tell you guy that i fixed this windstar but the customer took it back. i hope they return so i can get to the bottom of this problem. i would like to thank all who replied. if i get it back in i will post the fix if i can solve it thanks jkogan6 Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L no power VIN: 1FMZU73E72
it has bad plugged catlic conerter. put new one . and road test runs good .thanks every one
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