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1969 Ford THUNDERBIRD 429CID power window diagram VIN: 9Y87N11340
We got this 4 door thunderbird in and customer wants all power windows to work. I need a wiring diagram if anyone has one to fax to me or something of that nature. Hate to tear into these old door panels since most of them are already cracked. Thanks.
1994 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP54P1R
hi, i just bought this ford last month, besides my better judgement. when i first bought it the mil was on during cruise it had a code 332 lack of egr. i pulled the intake and cleaned the passages out and found the rear valve covers leaking oil into the spark ... Trouble codes: 172 (lean bank 1), 176 (lean bank 2)
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX26G2T
hi techs, this truck came in with a poor fuel economy complaint.ck'd for codes none found although the customer said he had seen the c/e light come on.after looking at the data stream i could see that it would toggle in and out of closed loop,oxygen sensor wou...
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
hey all. i got a problem with the primary coil side (exhaust) no fire out of the coil. switched coils and still no fire. check for power. good all this system has is the crank sensor coil packs, and the pcm. checked wiring for cont. to comp.good. replaced comp...
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP66L9X
Car was towed in and started up right away. The customer stated that the car stalled and would not restart. Pulled codes and found Codes P0351, P0301, P0305. Scoped out the engine and Found that #1 cyl had no spark. Hooked up the lab scope to the Ign coil from... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ign Coil Pri Circuit Malf), P0301 (Miss fire 1 Cyl), P0305 (Miss fire 5 Cyl)
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L spark knocking VIN: 2FMZA514XY
it will spark knock hot at 55 to60 with a/c on steady speed
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP40461
help!!!car came in originally with check engine light on and running rough.codes were for multiple missfire.replaced tuneup parts.idles great codes gone,mis gone.atleast at idle.test drive car and get miss at cruise and light accel.clears up some with egr vac ...
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Misfire, WHITE SMOKE NO POWER VIN: 1FDXE45F01
No power know and lots of smoke. First thing I did was remove inlet to fuel pump. There was no fuel in the line and pump sounded noisy. We have just under 1/2 a tank of fuel. Traced the lines back to the tank and found where they go from the sender to the meta...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L engine VIN: 1FTSX30531
Ford Techs, This truck was bought new and pulls 5th wheel camper routinely. After sitting for awhile it will puff smoke at start-up. It also uses some oil. It has received good maintenance since new. I am wondering if this is common to the V10? If so, what i...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMDU73K73
Hi All, I replaced the solenoid pack on this explorer. Sinced i changed it the 1-2 shift is a bit high. I filled the tranny as i should through the torx screw with scanner attached to observe temp. Is there a reprom porcedure that i need to do ? Any and all he...

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1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L wipers VIN: 1FABP44E1K
thanks to ray, ron, robert and tony! i looked under the dash everywhere but could'nt find any control box. i called the dealer here and was told this part is obsolete. so i looked under dash again and realized there was nothing there but 4 male connectors at l...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L transmission VIN: 1FMDU34X2V
aperently you have all seen this befoe. Thanks to all who replied the customer allowed us a little more time for diagnosis and we definately feel it was the transfer case because I was able to produce the grinding noise in the parking lot. there was no doughbt...
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L rocker arms VIN: 1FDSS34F81
at this time i am in the process of buying the tools to take the motor out of the van , it may take a few weeks to get every thing in . i will post an up date later . thanks to all who replyed
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L shift solenoid b VIN: 1FTZF17231
Hello group, Well this truck is fixed. I only got two replies. Sherman [...] hit the nail on the head. After re-checking my diagnostics, I checked the transmission wiring harness to see if it had fallen down and touched the EGR tube near the exhaust manifold as...
1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L master VIN: 1LNCM93E2M
the lincoln lsc has electric power assist for a booster,an electric motor and an accumulator.this part is not servicable and has to be replaced as a complete unit. i was lucky to recieve a good used brake booster assemby.that fixed the problem.thanks for every...
1993 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM50U9P
Thanks to everyone who replied. We never could get car to act up again so we replaced relay module. Customer has had car for a week now & haven't heard from her.Hopefully no news is good news.We are calling it fixed but if I hear different then I will post. Th...
1999 Mercury Villager 3.3L tcm-trans control module
Thanx to those who responded. suggestions for this problem were the following: inspect speed sensors/inspect tp sensor/attempt tcm reflash with an afermarket company that specializes in this/ inspect dropping resistor on left front wheel housing. These items w...
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