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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FTEFI4N0K
2 days ago when customer drove it to work and now truck will not start. I tested everything here ECM Ignition module, coil and stator. the end result is the truck has no spark. coil always has power and ground which is telling me the coil has no signal ..pleas...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FTWW33F2Y
Problem is intermittant old or hot, sometimes trans shifts fine with load or no load condition. At times like now it takes a spell to where there are no DTC's, and the truck will not shift unless you take your foot off the APP and then reapply. Trans will hen ...
1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L cental lock VIN: 1MELM50U8R
Hi,Gents i got this merc. with the central locking are not working with the key.the customer doesn't have the remote. Central lock only work on the switch inside the veh.I checked the front lhs latch there is an elec. connection but not fixed on the veh. harne...

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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTHX26G1L
The consensus on this vehicle is that it is not really fixable, since the problem is essentially a programming situation that cannot be changed. No, the EGR does not come on during the smog test, and no, it is not supposed to, due to the way Ford engineered th...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5148T
Sorry to all that responded to my request, but this van went back to auction. So maybee one of you will see it next? Thanks for all the help, Korey. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L starter VIN: 1FMRU17L2W
Thanks to everyone who helped me. The fix was simple as soon as we found it. We had unpluged a wiring harness under the hood. It is held tight with a 10mm bolt. the bolt actually pulls the two plugs together and makes the connection tight. We had left this bol...
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L upshifts VIN: 1FTZF1825X
No fix customer decieded to run vehicle as is. Thanks to everyone who replied. Most said either MAF or TPS could not find any faults with these. One said to check for exhaust resriction. Another said check fuel filter.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5326Y
Information supplied was from Mitchel,which is wrong,and from ALLDATA,ALSO WRONG,The dealer says on the dide of AIR PUMP BRACKET,A PLACE EXISTED THERE,but no relay.A couple of dealer techs said they had found it on core support,I never did locate relay,I have ... Trouble codes: P1413 (Eair pump).
1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1LNHM81W5X
The cluch had intermitten operation due to ac clutch relay. Replaced relay and all works fine. Thanks for all your help.
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A1Y
Thanks again to iATN this one got fixed. As mentioned by several people it turned out to be coils. Even though tested good every possible way two coils were bad. As William from NC mentioned when the coils short they spike computer and communtication lines cau... Trouble codes: P1633, P1233, P0320.
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