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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTEF26NOJ
Long time Customer came in with complaint of no power as if "running out of gas power" taking off in Second gear only, Now remember this is a standard transmission. You can start in First and it will perform just fine. Truck has plenty of power and has always ...
1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, pings VIN: 1FTEF14NOP
It pings and looses power on excceleration over 35 Mph.Noticed That with scan tool hooked up, on drive test comp would go into open loop,egr% went to 0%,Timing would go to base or watever the comp open loop base is i presume 15-18 degrees is wat i saw and o2 s...
2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P2R
no vacuum leaks,02 sensors repl,plugs good,pcv good,fuel pressure ok,injectors good, mass air flow sensors ok, seems all thats left is the computer, help Trouble codes: P0171

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1995 Ford F-150 Special 5.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FTEX159SK
Wow, 9 replies in less than 24 hours! I missed the OD band with the servo pin when I put it together. Thanks and kudos to the 7 that were right on target. Although it was a rip-snortin' pain in the butt to do it upside down the truck now has all the gears and ...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52UXW
Thank you for the help, the dose was being kicked because the pcm was not seeing the o2 go lean enough,funny itr was not kicking a o2 code,the o2 was borderline failure but enough to cause the po411 code.Nick had this pegged.Thanks again Trouble codes: P0411.
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L ps fluid level
Thanks for the help,it was air in the system. Hooked up the ac vacume pump up to an old master cylinder bleeder adapter. Took about a hour for the vacume to drop from 20 inch to 28 inches. problem solved thanks guys
1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L Flywheel Rubbing VIN: 6MPCTO124M
The fix on this little oddball Merc was an abused spacer plate between the engine and trans.We ended up pulling out the trans to straighten the plate.It was rubing on metal tabs that are stamped out of the flex plate at a approx a 45 degree(they may be there f...
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