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1976 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Misfire VIN: U15GLC6233
i am in need of a good quality vacuum routing diagram. all that we have able to find is line drawings which are poor quality.
1993 Ford Probe 2.0L hard shifts
Alldata gives me possable sympton like I have. The trouble I am having is they me the transaxle controller is above the engine controller in the center of the IP, front of the consol. I have looked high and low but cannot find the transaxle controller so I can...
1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: FMDU34X9RU
hello everyone, this truck came in on a hook. the truck would not start. after checking fuel pressure, only 29 lbs. after pump and filter was replaced the pressure was in spec. the truck left our shop i got a call about an hour later from the customer saying i...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F6V
We are another shop that has it's first no start diesel. We have been through the archives, spent time at Dieselmanns web site, and a lot of time on the web. We know a lot more about the Powerstroke than a few days ago but still have a no start. The testing a...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L door locks VIN: 1FAFP33P8Y
Hopefully somebody can help me, The lock system isn't working so I tested the power on the lock module and there was no power going thru. So I switched the lock module with another. And there is no power going thru still. Is there Any other place I need to loo...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, theft flashing VIN: 2FMZA5I49Y
Hi guys I have an odd one here and I hope someone can help, thanks in advance for any replies. The van cuts out under load sometimes it even stalls and starts back up, it does it under load and when accelerating. when its doing it the "theft" light blinks and ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L steering VIN: 1FTSW31F81
Hello all We have a f350 4X4 diesel stock tires and wheels We cannot steer at all with brakes applied moving or not. Its even very hard to steer sitting still with no brakes applied. The dealer must of felt its a problem also they just replaced the steering bo...
2001 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM81W91
This car will crank up first thing in morning, stall and then will have extended crank time. If you let it sit for a few minutes it will start and run. It will not have the same problem until the next day. It does have fuel pressure when it will not start. I h...

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1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L o/d VIN: 1FMDU34X4N
thanks for the replies but so far nothings worked.i realized after i posted i was dealing with a A4ld not a e4od as everyone pointed out. some said it was the selector switch(mlps), others the governor. the customer will drive it like it is until drive 1 goes ...
1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMEU15HXR
I received quite a few suggestions and checked out many of the items people suggested. Believe it or not, this was an engine timing issue. We found the engine to be 10 degrees retarded at an idle. We adjusted the timing to proper specs and it has shifted fine ...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L tcc VIN: 1FM2U34E4X
Well it seems to be the general consenses is that the torque convertor is the culprit on my truck.NOT WHAT I WANTED TO HEAR. All well guess I'll pull the trans and replace what mostly everybody concurs on.Thanks to all 5 replies. The next thing I have to do is...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L lack of power VIN: 1FTSW31F4X
We found no backpressure sensor from the right exhaust manifold, wiring was there for it though. This was a split year and this particualar vehicle requires none. Extensive testing revealed a small tear on the bottom on the short hose near the turbo. Fixed thi... Trouble codes: P1247.
1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L t-belt alignment / compression VIN: 1FAFP6538X
It seems ford makes the t-belt job alittle more different than most cars. with the SST and a new VVT-i oil pressure switch it started and rand like a contour. thanks for all the replys everyone hit the nail on the head, it was just a matter of alignment. thank...
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNCM91V8V
Codes 29 45 and 60 Codes 10 and 12 The trouble I was having getting codes is that we aborted the test to early 29 and 45 turn wheel lock to lock 45 open and close doors. Code 60 rear sensor out of range, also had slow codes disregarded them. First off two new ...
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