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1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L windshield wiper blades staying in up position VIN: 2FACP74W9N
Hello Techs, We had this vehicle in the shop. She will bring it back in as soon as we gather more info to fix it. The windshield wiper blades, when cycled to 'off' the blades cycle back straight up. We changed the sprag arm, motor, control module, to no avail....
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMDU34X6S
This vehicle has a noise that is somewhat similar to cupped tires, but more of a whine. 2 techs tested on hoist (tested various drive train functions) and determined that the noise seems to be a hydraulic noise coming from the transmission. The transmission wa...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FALP67L45
fuel pump runs with key off, shuts off with key on. any insight before i start chasing wiring issues.
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA51495
I thought I fixed this once allready. came in long story short, #2 & #6 injector where open WOT all the time. Van stank of gas, installed fuel pressure gauge, turned key on, watched pressure just drop to zero and saw gas coming between exhaust manifold and cyl... Trouble codes: P0302, P0306
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L ball joint VIN: 1FALP5223V
I need some help. This taurus ball joints were loose( not falling off loose but had play). The car gets inspected at another shop and passes. Highway patrol gets called in and they find no play. Im checking them by jacking up vehicle by body and grasping at 4o...
1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Keyless Entry code VIN: 1FMDU24E1V
am trying to find locations of keyless code labels in hope of not haveing to take rear panell out of truck is my personal just purchased vehicle. any help would be appriciated vechile is full boat assorys inc leather and sound system original equiptment.
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FM2U74E2Y
hi. Customer brought this vehicle to us mainly because of Check Engine light. Customer complained of hesitation every once in a while driving around 30 to 40 mph. Hooked mastertech up to vehicle and found code p0174. Code defines as bank 2 system lean. checked... Trouble codes: P0174, P1151, P1000
2001 Ford Mustang 4.6L Mechanical VIN: ZF4AH01A11
Very loud rattling noise from engine when revving, and when cruising. At idle and off throttle noise is greatly reduced. I thought the chain tensioners might be bleeding off pressure. I removed the valve covers and ran the engine (with oil spraying everywhere)...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L ABS Light / Speedometer VIN: 1FTNW20L02
Customer complaint check ABS light on & off frequently, speedo acts strange; test drove, confirm customer complaint, no ABS codes set, road test with scan tool / ABS will light yet no codes. We assumed speed sensor problem & replaced both trans output speed se...
1992 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Compressor VIN: 1LNLM9742N
put one pound of freon, takes 2.4. Runs good for 30 seconds, then pressure skyrockets and blows pressure valve. We have replaced all parts for a conversion, put in proper amount of oil but still continues to not work.
1994 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ABS pump motor speed sensor VIN: 1LNLM91V0R
Here goes. A month ago during the snowy and icy weather, the customer brought the vehicle in with the ABS lamp on solid. Codes were checked and code 63 was stored. Tsb's were checked and none relevant found. Checked IATN fix database and found no similar posti...

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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L rear differential VIN: 1FTJW35F4S
thanks again to all who responded to my aid... fixed problem with factory ford limited slip additive, bought two 4 oz bottles, drained out some synthetic lube, added the factory ford l/s additve, topped off wiyh synthetic lube, backed up in tight circles 6-8 t...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Lack of power VIN: 1FTDX1862V
Good morning all replies indicated that this condition is normal, and that baro should reset when engine is started at a higher altitude. This information helped convince customer that his problem was normal and he is happy with his truck. thank you again to...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 5.4L Misfire
Wow!!...Thanks for all the great replies! Nearly everyone agreed that this is a somewhat common problem, with three repair scenarios. 1...Repair with a special kit from Lisle or NAPA. Basicaly a helicoil kit. 2...Replace the head...Ford recomended method 3...R...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L abs VIN: 1FTRX18L9Y
Thanks to all that resoponded. Everyone pointed to the module as I suspected Was unable to locate a used one. Customer came in yesterday to tell us he went out of town and traded the truck for a new one. Don't know for sure if it was the module but I'd bet mon...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31FOY
Vehicles tank had about half gas in it!!! Check basics first! I mean the REAL basics... Thanks to Charles for website---it has alot of good info on Ford diesels. Thanks to all replies! The code P0605 was apparently from Superchips tuner upgr... Trouble codes: P0605 (Internal control Module r.o.m. error).
2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L occupant classification sensor VIN: 2FTZA54299
Well, the customer decided to live with the air bag light on. I quoted him for a replacement Occupant Classification sensor. He indicated that he may come back after some consideration. If he does, I'll update.
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21L52
im very sorry guys, this truck went to the dealer, i will post a comment with fix at a later date. thankyou so very much with all you help and efforts
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L TCC system VIN: 1MEFM50U15
Thank you all for your help. The transmission shop ended up going back into the transmission.
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZFGHYTTCX
hi every body, thank to all of you guys for the respone,i get 16 respone,most where right. i remove the throtle body gasket and sure ,it was filled and carbon bliud up.clean it and rest the code and test drive the car and the car all fixed up ready for another... Trouble codes: 401 (egr problem).
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