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1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTEE14Y4L
Good evening techs Here we go with another nightmare from another shop.When I try to time this van I unplug the spout connector and it doesnt affect timing The idle should change with this unpluuged and should idle up when plugged back in there is no change.Ip... Trouble codes: 18 (no tach signal), 33 (egr flow), 42 (hego not switching rich)
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Serpentine Belt VIN: IFBHE31L5V
Hey Guys heres one for ya, the owner has purchased this van used about 25,000 miles ago the first time he had me do the belt we just chaulked it to a worn belt , then about 6000- 8000 miles later , the belt went again ,checked alignment of pulleys, this time I...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5143X
van driven in with throttle response problem.previously been into ford dealer for intermittent stalling.they changed fuel pump. owner tuned up motor& replaced maf.owner stated "problem started after wally world changed oil& air filter". only scanner reading se... Trouble codes: P0717 (turbinespeed sensor no signal), P0722 (output speed sensor no signal), P0720 (output speed sensor circuit fault), P0715 (turbine speed sensor circuit fault), P0340 (cam position sensor circuit fault)

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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36F1S
Thank you all for the replies and time with all of your expertise on this matter, cold start fault 7.3 DIT - will start with block heater plugged in. Unfortunantly the customer has not apted to allow me to perform any other pinpoint tests maybe because of the ...
1999 Ford focus 1.8L No Start VIN: WFONXXGCDN
Sorry for the delay in posting this fix,I found the problem to be the main harness plug tha fit`s in the pump module,the pin socket`s open up when disturbed I found a 2mm drill shank should be nice 'snug fit'in the terminal`s I tightend these up and it started... Trouble codes: P0216, P1664, P1344, P1665, P1564.
1995 Mercury Tracer 1.9L piston, rings VIN: 3MASM10J7S
i recieved alot of help on this one , but never got any information and the mexican and american version of this engine and if the parts are inerchangeable. so i just put a used engine in it , and everything is fine now .. thanks to everyone who helped.. tim
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L rear calipers VIN: 1MEFM50U9W
I received 2 dozen replies on this one, and just about every single person said to replace the rear brake hoses. One or two of you really understood that since we could release pressure by cracking the connection at the bottom of the brake hose and also by cra...
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